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Dive into the 'Hidden History' of MN's Black Pioneers

By Minnesota Experience


Explore the "hidden history" of African Americans who helped shape the North Star State of Minnesota in North Star: Making Home. From fur trader George Bonga to the state's first black woman lawyer, Lena Smith, Minnesota Experience shines a spotlight on the contributions of the state's Black pioneers.

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This story is made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota.

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