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What does NYMS stand for?

NYMS stands for New York Manumission Society (est. 1785)

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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.