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On this day in 1864: Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. She worked from 1852-1860 as a nurse in Massachusetts.

source: blackfacts.com

ON THIS DAY: First Black Woman To Receive An M.D.  was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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