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By Jan Batiste Adkins

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

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