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Juneteenth in JCMO

Juneteenth in JCMO

On this Juneteenth holiday, some folks still remember Jefferson City’s long gone black business district. Second Baptist Church minister W – T Edmonson says the blocks near Lincoln University had black – owned hotels, restaurants and other businesses during the days of segregation …

All the businesses and homes in the ‘Foot’ were torn down during the urban renewal of the mid – 1960’s. it was called the ‘Foot’ because it sat at the foot of the hill of Lincoln University.

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