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My Black city and its significant history

April 17, 2017

The promise of America brought my ancestors here. Unwillingly. Forced into ill-fitting costumes to deny their humanity, they survived here. In this country of red, white and blue they stitched these costumes onto their own bodies, made of the same cotton they toiled for in fields, also used for a flag representing freedom won through


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