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The Deacon's Bench

That is the (nowadays) politically incorrect caption for the above photo, which shows an order of African-American sisters in New Orleans.

As Black History Month draws to a close, you can find that and more at McNamara’s Blog, including the surprising story of the woman who founded that order — Henriette Delille — who was the daughter of a white Creole and his African-American mistress.

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