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History of the Black Community of Colorado Springs 1870-1950
This class will look at the history of eight decades of the black community of Colorado Springs through stories of individuals, whose contributions continue to the present. George Motley served with General Palmer at the founding of Colorado Springs in 1871. Frank Loper was born a slave on the Jefferson Davis plantation but became a well-known community figure. He married local resident Maude Gray, who was the grandniece of Frederick Douglass, and raised Franklin Macon, former Tuskegee Airman,View more
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