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[TX] "Texas district built by freed slaves fades away"

Texas district built by freed slaves fades away
By Jeff Franks
Fri Mar 23, 7:25 AM ET

HOUSTON (Reuters) - One of the last surviving communities built by freed slaves after the U.S. Civil War is on the verge of disappearing, despite long efforts to save it.

The old buildings of Freedmen's Town in Houston are being bulldozed to make way for new homes in a transformation that preservationists say is wiping out an important piece of history

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