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February 18, 1869

A pioneer in the world of African American music education, Harriet Gibbs Marshall was born in Victoria, British Columbia on February 18, 1868, to Mifflin Wistar Gibbs and Maria Ann (Alexander) Gibbs. In 1869 her family moved to Oberlin, Ohio. Marshall began her study of music at the age of nine and continued the pursuit

Reciprocity in Ourstory

The Island of Hispaniola was the first place African Slaves landed in the New World. It is also the home of Haiti, the first place in the New World were African Slaves and their dependents won their freedom. This was the richest colony in the Americas and became the poorest country in the western hemisphere. Fort Monroe,