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What Happened To Mound Bayou? An All-Black Town Founded By Formerly Enslaved Black People

Booker T. Washington once called Mound Bayou a model of “thrift and self-government.” He called it that for good reason. Isaiah T. Montgomery and Benjamin T. Green – formerly enslaved by Joseph Davis, the brother of Confederate President Jefferson Davis – founded Mound Bayou in 1887. Known as the “Jewel of the Delta,” it was… Continue reading What Happened To Mound Bayou? An All-Black Town Founded By Formerly Enslaved Black People
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