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Since the founding of Austin, African Americans have been present in varying numbers in neighborhoods across the city. And history confirms that Blacks founded some of Austin’s earliest settlements. These first communities might have been somewhat self-segregating, but under Jim Crow—and later, the 1928 City Plan—legal, social and political pressures limited African American’s movement within the City of Austin.

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The Blackland neighborhood is located on the East side of Austin, North of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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