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This is the unmarked grave of Rebecca Crumpler. Born as a free woman (I think) in 1831 in Christiana, Delaware, Crumpler grew up in Pennsylvania with an aunt who provided homeopathic medical care for her neighbors. This inspired the young girl, who would become the first certified African-American female doctor in American history. She moved […]
This is the grave of Horace Mann Bond. Born in 1904 in Nashville to a family of educators, Bond grew up in what passed for the black elite, which was small and still subject to the racial violence common to nearly all black families in the early twentieth century. Bond graduated from Lincoln University in […]
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