Exploring California's African-American History

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Reenactors Christina Clark and Meja Tyeimba at the site of California's first public school. (Photo: Courtesy of ReUNION: Education-Arts-Heritage)

This Thursday marks the 153rd anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery. Forum marks the occasion by talking about the Bay Area and California's rich, but often overlooked, African-American history.

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John William Templeton, historian and creator of the California African American Freedom Trail

Taylor Bythewood-Porter, assistant history curator, California African American Museum