Black History Fact Of The Day

Written By: Elsie Law - Sep• 19•16

Red, Black & Green Elsie Law Logo“In 1865 the black population of Manhattan and Brooklyn totaled fewer than 15,000. By the turn of the 20th century, it had soared to over 60,000, more than half of whom hailed from the old Confederacy.” -From, “Slavery In New York”

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