"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots." 

Marcus Garvey
The Ogden Standard-Examiner Ogden, Utah 
Sunday, May 25, 1924 Page 7
This site is about the first Black homeowner in Piedmont, California
who was forced out of our city because of the color of his skin.
This website was created on 6/6/20 and is constantly updated.
Please join me in writing our city council members about creating a historical plaque.