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The forgotten Negroes of Mexico

Poet and attorney Tomás Gayton, born in Seattle, has investigated the history of his slave forbears and traveled extensively in Mexico, Africa and elsewhere. In this excerpt from his book, “Sojourn on the Bohemian Highway,” he details one of his trips to Mexico and his research into the little-known history of Africans here.