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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People says Boston hosted one of the association's earliest conferences in 1911 and its Boston branch remains one of its strongest local chapters.

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But it took even more for Owens to rise above the very racist fray of his time to compete in college, compete at the Olympics, compete in front of a hateful Nazi Party, compete even when the NAACP told him not to, even when his own mind probably cast doubts about the sensibilities of competing.

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