ETHNIC AND CULTURAL GROUPS
The Dynamic Black Population of Oklahoma
Who knew! Oklahoma once had all black towns, an all black theater, black businesses, and their original capital was know as “Little Africa” (due to the high Black population).
Check out this article from NewsOK that educates us on the 5 little known Black history facts about Oklahoma!
“Oklahoma’s black history takes root in the large number of towns — more than 50 — that were established by blacks in the early 1900s. Most of these began as farming communities, but then people began starting businesses — from shops to clinics to newspapers — and the towns grew exponentially as the years went on.
Though not many of these towns exist today, they were a major part of Oklahoma during its most formative years.”
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