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Chicago was founded by a black man
The 3rd largest city in the USA was founded by a Black man. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable was first settler in Chicago, arriving from Europe in 1770s. He married a Native Potawatomi Indian woman (Kittahawa) & founded first trading post in area. The Town of Chicago was organized with a population of 350, August 1833. Born in Saint-Marc, Saint-Domingue (now Haiti), he built the first permanent settlement at the mouth of the river just east of present Michigan Avenue Bridge on the north bank.
Many African Americans have family roots in the southern state of Mississippi. This is one of the states where Native Americans in history, especially members of the Choctaw tribe, frequently intermarried with Blacks. Those Native Americans themselves, as well as the children they had with African Americans, were commonly called "BlackFeet." They were also called "BlackFoot tribe Indians."