Baltimore Black HistoryIn the pages of The Afro-American newspaper and beyond, the Murphy family fought for civil rights for over a century. In 1892, John Henry Murphy, a Union Army Veteran, combined newsletters from three black churches to form a modern newspaper. The Afro achieved lasting national prominence under his son, Carl Murphy, who built the paper into a powerful, persistent force for civil rights, After Carl's death in 1967, a new generation stepped up to lead the paper.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 357792 N 4350652|
|Decimal Degrees||39.29358333, -76.64906667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 17.615', W 76° 38.944'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 17' 36.9" N, 76° 38' 56.64" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 408-484 N Payson St, Baltimore MD 21223, US|
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