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Re: All Black Cities in Texas
In Response To: All Black Cities in Texas ()

1870s

1860s and 1870s > The city's newly emancipated blacks established the residential communities of Masontown, Wheatville, Pleasant Hill, and Clarksville, organized such churches as First Baptist Church (Colored), started businesses, and patronized schools. By 1870 Austin's 1,615 black residents composed 36 percent of the 4,428 inhabitants.

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All Black Cities in Texas
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18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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