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In Charleston, the "Colored People's Convention of the State of South Carolina" is meeting

Charleston, South Carolina, photograph, circa 1865
11/21/1865 to 11/25/1865
The "Colored People's Convention of South Carolina" was one of several such gatherings across the South aimed at mirroring the conventions preparing for new post-Confederate elections to which no African-American representation had been invited.  Around fifty delegates from around South Carolina met for five days at the Zion Church on Calhoun Street in Charleston, gathering at mid-morning on November 21, 1865.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Proceedings of the Colored People's Convention of the State of South Carolina, held in Zion Church, Charleston, November 1865... (Charleston, S.C.: South Carolina Leader, 1865), 1-26.  
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