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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 given that Nino, black women and men migrated to the Monterey Bay sector looking for a brand new lifestyles. within the twentieth century, a few African americans proven companies, acquired houses, and inspired kin and neighbors to settle in Monterey County. Others pursued army careers. Out of those groups got here church buildings, colleges, provider enterprises, and social teams. For the following century, the heritage of Monterey County’s African American groups have reflected the nation’s gradual development towards integration with triumphs and setbacks which have been captured in pictures of employment possibilities, church buildings, company successes, and political struggles.

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