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A ban on importation of slaves was passed in 1785, but even members of the New York Manumission Society (NYMS) continued to own slaves.
and Samuel Cornish, clinging to older institutions, such as the co-racial New York Manumission Society (founded in 1785), aimed to eradicate older, boisterous black traditions such as the Emancipation Day parade, and to encourage black school attendance--efforts that they believe would yield racial uplift, and efforts that black working-class often opposed.
The Revolutionary War failed to free all blacks, but the New York Manumission Society, founded in 1785, gave black slaves a new ally in their struggle.