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The most famous Holtzclaw founded the first black college in Mississippi

William Henry Holtzclaw, born during the centennial year of the nation that brought his slave ancestors from Africa, is arguably the most famous of my ancestors. Nearly two hundred years after the first Holtzclaws arrived in Virginia, William, son of … Continue reading

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