An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park

Three churches, a school, and dozens of homes were demolished…

Source: An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park

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2 thoughts on “An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park

  1. I had never heard about this. It was appalling, obviously, but given the times not at all surprising.
    Over one hundred years later, black people were still trying to get civil rights and equality in ‘modern’ America.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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