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Negro Hill, California ~ an authentic legacy remains an unresolved modern hate crime
Professor Lapp
150 years ago Negro Hill, California was annexed from Placer County into El Dorado County because of the value and development of the region. An ongoing display of systemic institutional racism continues with no positive resolution in sight. The authentic contributions from people of African ancestry remains a challenge and open secret. 2013 is the Year of Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance. The original gravemarkers of 36 early pioneers from historic Negro Hill have been replaced after a sustained and determined effort. Will new leadership continue the foul values and beliefs of past leaders of El Dorado County officials to hide and destroy the desired recognition of the golden legacy and contributions by people of African ancestry in the heart of California Gold Country, the ongoing journey continues...

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