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UT Center Forum: Sites of Black Agency at the Margins of the 40 Acres

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

We only know their given names, but Mack, Adam, and Ned gave shape to Austin. They were among the enslaved Blacks who, in 1839, cleared the land and erected the first buildings to realize Edwin Waller’s plan for the capital city of the Republic of Texas. Black members of the building trades continued to shape […]

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