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|1919 (In the year)
||After joining the Bahá’í Faith, Dorothy Champ (1893-1974), went on to be a lifelong lecturer and teacher of the Faith. She was also the first African American elected to the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of New York City. [from Lights of the Spirit: Historical Portraits of Black Bahá'ís in North America, 1898-2000 by Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis and Richard Thomas]
||New York; United States