"All Black Town" produces first black woman Mayor, educators and businessmen

Quick Facts:

  • FOX23 is exploring Oklahoma's All Black Towns
  • Taft is one of 13 still in existence after the emergence of All Black Towns in the early 1900s
  • Taft is home to the first black female Mayor in the United States
  • The communities have produced many educators and businesspeople as well; many families come to raise their children, live and retire
  • Rudisil Library hosts an All Black Towns tour every summer on the second Saturday of June
  • CLICK for more information about that tour 

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