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Fanny Coppin
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Fanny Coppin (1836-1913) was born a slave, but an aunt bought her freedom for $125, and then sent her to in school at Rhode Island. Fanny became a teacher. Fanny Coppin was one of the first African-American women in the United States to receive a college degree. After graduating from Oberlin College in Ohio, she was eager to teach. Coppin College, is located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Published: 2007-02-21 04:57:28

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