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June 9
James Napier, lawyer, politician, banker, civic leader, and President of the National Negro Business League, was born in Nashville, TN, on this date in 1845. Napier organized the Citizen's Bank, the first black-owned bank in Tennessee.

MetaVaux Warick-Fuller, sculptor, was born in Philadelphia, PA, on this date in 1877. Some of her famous works are "The Wretched," "The Talking Skull," and "Ethiopia Awakening."

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