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PictureThe African American community in Washington was such a fertile seedbed for talent that over several decades, black people whose lives and careers had been nurtured in this community made their mark on the nation in many walks of life - as public figures; in law, medicine or civil rights; in writing or education; in business; in military affiars; or in the worlds of music, photography or the press.





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