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Fear, Rumors, Lies

On trying to gain clarity of what it means to gain and keep absolute supremacy to the Slave and Free Black people of Natchez the occupying settlers leaders greatest tool was that that of fear. Lets began with the early colonization efforts of the French when they first established Fort Rosalie and began to establish our Natchez Community. Lets face it they had to have co-operation of the natives to get this done as well as bring in their own labor force which were Slaves of African decent . All…

Kwanza

Forwarded to Me By Darrell White (visitnatchez.org) The Holiday Season is upon us and many are preparing for the upcoming festivities. The Natchez Association for the Preservation of African American History & Culture (NAPAC) would like to take this opportunity to present information regarding Kwanzaa. The holiday was established during the turbulent Civil Rights era of the 1960’s as a celebration of African culture for the African American community. It is a week-long observance celebrated…

Free Blacks Of Natchez

The role of the Free Blacks of Natchez is not written about as readily as the stolen and enslaved Blacks brought here by Europeans brought here during colonization. Actually the first mention of Free Blacks in the area came about during the first Indian revelation against The French at Rosalie where the Natchez Indians Revolted against the French settlers was led By a Free Black of unknown name . This unknown Free Black that led The Natchez Indians at the time was directly responsible for The Fr…
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