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Dr. Bass dies at age 90

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1997
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Kwanzaa Celebrates African Heritage

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1997
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Taking Root

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1995
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African-American Holiday Enters 30th Year

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1995
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Pastors On Trial

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AACHM Oral History: Dorothy Wilson

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Dorothy Wilson was born November 28, 1911, in Mount Vernon, New York. She grew up in New York, where she also met her husband, living for several years in Brooklyn. She became a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked at the Brooklyn State Hospital. After her husband’s death she retired and moved, in 1972, to Ypsilanti to be near her family where she became active in volunteer work for Church Women United through Brown Chapel AME Church in Ypsilanti, the Beyer Hospital Auxiliary, and the Ypsilanti Historical Society.