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On November 2, 1787: The New York Manumission Society founded the African Free School, a free school that provided education for children of slaves and freed people of color.

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READY, SET, NEVER MIND, DON’T GO

On November 2, 2012: Mayor Bloomberg announced the cancellation of the New York City Marathon in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: JASON CERBONE

On November 2, 1977: Actor Jason Cerbone, known for his portrayal of Jackie Aprile, Jr. on The Sopranos, was born in NYC.

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