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The Black Town Of Allensworth, California est:1908-

Allensworth, the first town in California established exclusively by African Americans, was founded in 1908 by a group of men led by Colonel Allen Allensworth. Born a slave in Louisville, Kentucky in 1842, Allensworth became the highest ranking black officer in the U.S. Army when he retired in 1906.As a boy, Allensworth was punished for… Continue reading The Black Town Of Allensworth, California est:1908-