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By Sherrita Camp

African american citizens arrived in Topeka correct ahead of and after the Civil warfare and back in huge numbers throughout the Exodus flow of 1879 and nice Migration of 1910. They got here in protest of the remedy they obtained within the South. The heritage of dissent lived on in Topeka, because it grew to become the house to complaints protesting discrimination of every kind. African americans got here to the town made up our minds that schooling would supply them a greater lifestyles. Black educators fostered a feeling of accountability towards education, and in 1954 Topeka grew to become a landmark for African americans around the state with the Brown vs. Topeka Board of schooling case. Blacks from each stroll of existence came upon safe haven in Kansas and, specially, Topeka. the photographs in African American Topeka were chosen to offer the reader a glimpse into the historical past of black lifestyles in the neighborhood. The richness of the tradition and values of this Midwestern urban are a little-known mystery simply ready to be exhibited.

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