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Meet Wendell P. Dabney, First Black Paymaster in Cincinnati and First President of the Local NAACP
Wendell Phillips Dabney served as the first African American city paymaster in Cincinnati and was the first African American president of the local chapter of the NAACP. Dabney was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1865 the son of former slaves. Unlike most former slaves who continued to work on the plantations for low pay, Dabney’s […] The post Meet Wendell P. Dabney, First Black Paymaster in Cincinnati and First President of the Local NAACP appeared first on Black Then. Source: Black Then - Education