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By Jan Batiste Adkins

humans of African background have traveled to Monterey because the 1770s, whilst African Spaniard Alexo Nino, a ship’s caulker, traveled with Fr. Junipero Serra to Monterey through the San Antonio. for hundreds of years due to the fact Nino, black women and men migrated to the Monterey Bay quarter looking for a brand new lifestyles. within the twentieth century, a few African american citizens demonstrated companies, obtained houses, and inspired relations and buddies to settle in Monterey County. Others pursued army careers. Out of those groups got here church buildings, faculties, provider businesses, and social teams. For the subsequent century, the historical past of Monterey County’s African American groups have reflected the nation’s gradual development towards integration with triumphs and setbacks which were captured in photographs of employment possibilities, church buildings, company successes, and political struggles.

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