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PAUL CUFFE THE RICHEST BLACK MAN IN THE U.S. DURING SLAVERY

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Questioneverything ..Told you we were more than slaves!-OK17 Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) was the richest African American in the United States during the early 1800’s, but never stopped championing the cause of better conditions for his people. At the age of 19, he sued the Massachusetts courts for the right to vote stating that taxation without representation should be illegal. He built on his own farm, New Bedford’s only school for the children of “free Negroes” and personally sponsored their...
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