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Ceremony to Mark First African-Owned Home in Boston

Governor Deval Patrick will officiate a ceremony in Boston, marking the location where the first woman of African descent owned a home from 1670 to 1699 — the year she sold it. Zipporah Potter Atkins' was born free when many other Africans were enslaved. (Photo: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

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