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Black History Month 2014 ~ From the Niger River to Negro Hill ~ A Golden Legacy Unfolds
by khubaka, michael harris
Thursday Dec 5th, 2013 1:54 PM
The early residents of Negro Hill, California remain a challenging subject to consider for many Americans. From throughout the land people of African ancestry created an amazing town during the California Gold Rush era. 150 years ago the community was annexed from Placer County to El Dorado County as a political move for resource utilization. Today, a new opportunity to provide dignity and respect for the early contribution to the forward flow of humanity may become a salient aspect of the Parks Forward vision throughout the State of California. The cloaked authentic history and ongoing cover-up of probable hate crimes remains missing a positive resolution, along with the historic Negro Hill California Historical Marker and a Negro Hill cultural resource study of the golden legacy of California Gold Rush Pioneers of African ancestry. Black History Month 2014, from the River Niger to Negro Hill ~ a golden legacy unfolds...
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Activist Seeks to Bury for Good Act of Racism Festering in Foothills
Posted on: Saturday, 18 February 2006

By Walter Yost, Sacramento Bee Reporter ~ Reprint

[Article removed by request of Sacramento Bee]