Who founded the first all-African-American township in California? FRONT TO BLACK HISTORY
In celebration of Black History Month, THE SCHOOL BELL with Linda Bell presents...FRONT TO BLACK HISTORY - a look at black firsts in business.
Do you know who founded the first all-black Californian township, founded and financed by African Americans?
In 1908, Allen Allensworth and several other community leaders founded the town of Allensworth. Allensworth became the first all-African-American township in California founded and financed by black citizens. Click on his photo to read more about him. (Content courtesy Biography.com)
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