The Black Man Who Founded Chicago

Point du Sable – By Oguejiofo Annu

There is no known record of Point du Sable’s life prior to the 1770s; his birth year, place of birth, and parents are unknown, though he is suspected to have been of Muurish American, or an original Moor of Europe, a Black American Indian (yes they are thousands of them) or a man of African descent. Anyway, he was a black man in the modern day sense.

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