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Did You Know: Freedmen’s Savings and Trust Company (1865-1874) – Afram News The Freedmen’s Savings and Trust Company, commonly referred to as The Freedmen’s Bank, was incorporated on March 3, 1865. It was created by the United States Congress along with the Freedmen’s Bureau to aid the freedmen in their transition from slavery to freedom.

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Report: 75 Percent of Black Boys in Calif. Don’t Meet State Reading Requirements – The Root The most recent round of testing in the state of California has revealed a disturbing statistic: Three out of 4 black boys failed to meet the reading and writing requirements, and more than half of them scored in the lowest category on the English portion of the test.

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