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The Standing on the Shoulders of Giants "Teach & Learn" Black History Curriculum​​

Specially designed for Parents, Teachers, Homeschool, or Independent Study, grades 5+

Where Black
History Lives!​

Unit 7: Post-Reconstruction (1877 – 1935)

Class 1: Mound Bayou: One of the First All-Black Towns Founded by Formerly Enslaved Blacks  PART 1

Map of Mound Bayou, MS
Mound Bayou, Mississippi was founded in 1887 and incorporated in 1898. 
Slide Show: Mound Bayou 1877 - present
Mound Bayou, Mississippi was founded in 1887 and incorporated in 1898 and continues to exist as an all-Black town. This slide show features some of the only remaining images of the original buildings of this once prosperous all-Black town created independently by formerly enslaved Blacks. 

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