Nathan Rivet is a French student at Sciences Po Paris since 2014. He is specialized in Sociology, Political Science, and History. In 2016-2017, he was an exchange student at the University of Washington. During this year, he followed the seminar African American in the American West taught by Quintard Taylor. During this course, he had the opportunity to contribute to BlackPast.org under the supervision of Professor Q. Taylor.
Freedmen’s Town is a nationally registered historical site. The site was originally a community located in the fourth ward of Houston, Texas that began in 1865 as the destination for former enslaved people from surrounding plantations in Texas and Louisiana after the Civil War. Freedmen’s … Read MoreFreedmen’s Town, Houston, Texas (1865- )