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December 8
Lucy Ann Stanton (Mrs. Levi N. Session) became the first black female college graduate on this date in 1850. Stanton obtained a Baccalaureate Degree in Literature from Oberlin College.

Henry Hugh Proctor, writer, clergyman, and speaker, was born in Fayetteville, TN, on this date in 1868. "The Burden of the Negro" was one of his famous orations.

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