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Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about D.C.’s first African American YWCA.

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Answer: Phyllis Wheatley

Source: “. . .the city’s first YWCA for African Americans. . . .honors Phyllis Wheatley (1753-1784), considered America’s first published black poet.” Shaw Heritage Trail, Sign 7,

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