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Buffalo Soldiers - Memphis, TN Chapter
Memphis Chapter BSMC has partnered with Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church to create a community garden. The joint effort will enhance food security and strengthen our ties in the community. Join us in early spring for planting, and team building. Come back in the fall for the harvest!
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We invite you to join us in building our community through donations that fund our scholarships, and our community engagements.
We love helping to support our community, and share the rich history of the Buffalo Soldiers with students, seniors, and others. Please contact us regarding for assistance with your service project or join us as we provide service to the community.
Check our calendar for upcoming service events
The 2021 Scholarship Recipient, Jalen Tillery @ Benjamin Hooks Library
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Each year the scholarship application period opens in March and ends the first week of May. Scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year have been awarded. Please visit us next year.
In 1866, six all-Black cavalry and infantry regiments were created after Congress passed the Army Organization Act. Their main tasks were to help control the Native Americans of the Plains, capture cattle rustlers and thieves and protect settlers, stagecoaches, wagon trains and railroad crews along the Western front. The soldiers of the all-Black 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments were dubbed “buffalo soldiers” by the Native Americans they encountered.
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