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Can Negro Bar State Park continue to exist without change to California Education?
by Michael Harris
In December 1849, First California Governor Peter Burnett shared his focus on a slavery narrative that mandates disparaging treatment, currently measurable in today's California Public Policy. Clearly, an accurate authentic story of the past, present and future migration by people of African ancestry does not need to solely focus on "an enslavement narrative" in the current California Education System. Why not focus on the first City Treasurer of San Francisco, was a Negro who owned title to the land where the mining town Negro Bar was established. President of the first California Public School Board that built the first Public School in California. Seems a better way to start sharing the vast contributions by people of Pan African ancestry in the Great State of California.
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