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By Jan Batiste Adkins

humans of African history have traveled to Monterey because the 1770s, whilst African Spaniard Alexo Nino, a ship’s caulker, traveled with Fr. Junipero Serra to Monterey through the San Antonio. for hundreds of years considering Nino, black women and men migrated to the Monterey Bay zone looking for a brand new existence. within the twentieth century, a few African american citizens tested companies, obtained houses, and inspired relations and neighbors to settle in Monterey County. Others pursued army careers. Out of those groups got here church buildings, colleges, provider enterprises, and social teams. For the subsequent century, the historical past of Monterey County’s African American groups have reflected the nation’s gradual growth towards integration with triumphs and setbacks which were captured in pictures of employment possibilities, church buildings, enterprise successes, and political struggles.

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