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Mon, 08.08.1796

The Boston African Society 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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Not a new thing but an excavated gem long lost in centuries of self-separations. Will make a man strong ready to die for his woman/ child/ and country/ which is obscured in doubt. the priceless dynamo called human... BLACK ETHICS by Sterling D. Plumpp.
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