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Austin Daily Herald

Michael Stoll: Blanche Bruce — A man of many firsts

Since February is Black History Month, I felt it would be remiss if I didn’t write a column about one of the country’s greatest Black pioneers, Blanche Kelso Bruce. Bruce is virtually unknown by many, but his is an example of a true rags-to-riches story, one that began before the Civil War.
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