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Mon, 08.08.1796

The Boston African Society is Established

*On this date in 1796 the Boston African Society was established. Started with forty-four members, they were a group of Blacks that provided a form of health insurance and funeral benefits, as well as spiritual fellowship and brotherhood, to its members.

Reference:
Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215-3695

To Become a Social Worker

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LOC.gov

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She does not know Her beauty, She thinks her brown body Has no glory. If she could dance Naked, Under palm trees And see her image in the river She would know. But there are no palm trees On... NO IMAGES by Waring Cuney.
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