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Convention of Colored Newspaper Men Cincinnati, August 4th, 1875, Wednesday A. M.
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Mr. B. W. Arnett, from the Committee on Centennial Celebration, made the following report. which was laid over for further consideration:
"WHEREAS, History, in its general meaning, signifies an account of some remarkable facts which have happened within the knowledge of man, arranged in chronological order, together with the causes which preceded them and the various effects which they produced, and as history is said to be the light of truth, we desire to let the coming generation know our true history; therefore, be it
"RESOLVED, that we will publish volumes to be known as the 'Centennial Tribute to the Negro,' with the following departments:
"1. 'Origin of the Negro.'
"2. 'The Ancient Glory, or the Foot-prints of the Negro in All Ages.'
"3. Introduction of the Negro to the New World, 1620.
"4. One Hundred Years with the Negro in Battle.
"5. One Hundred Years with the Negro at Sea.
"6. One Hundred Years with the Negro in the Schoolhouse, or as an Educator.
"7. One Hundred Years with the Negro in the pulpit.
"8. One Hundred Years with the Negro on the Platform,
"9. One Hundred Years with the Negro Lawyers and Doctors.
"10. One Hundred Years with the Negroes' Muse.
"11. One Hundred Years with the Negroes' Pencil and Brush, Chisel and Mallet.
"12. One Hundred Years with the Negroes' Pen, and Scissors, and Press.
"13. One Hundred Years with the Negro in Business.
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