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Black History Month: Remembering the historically black town of Allensworth

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The former town of Allensworth was the only town fully financed, governed, built, designed and populated by African-Americans in California. John Bartell paid a …

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For Black History Month, we are highlighting people in the community who are making history or who have made history in their lifetime. Fill out the form below to let us know who you think we should highlight. https://www.abc10.com/article/news/local/abc10-originals/remembering-the-historically-black-town-of-allensworth/103-74ff339f-e498-419c-bc17-cc17d67a4ff5

Black Achievement Fund
Black Achievement Fund

Thanks for this important piece of African American history!

merryworm
merryworm

What was that guy trying to say,whhen he mentioned they had something to prove. No, they were trying to escape racism.

Haya Glamazon
Haya Glamazon

Very fascinating piece of African-American history.

Randi's Relaxation
Randi's Relaxation

This was clearly not the best "ranger" to give a historical record. 'Their water rights were taken, then they failed to pay their property taxes which left room to take the property.' Come on now, this was clearly a calculated tactic by the government to destroy this community.

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