Black History Month – Vicente Guerrero and The Mascogos of Coahuila

Black History Month – Vicente Guerrero and The Mascogos of Coahuila

During his short role as president of Mexico (indeed the first president in North America with black ancestry), Vicente Guerrero officially abolished slavery in Mexico, in 1829; this partly prompted slave-holding Texans to fight for independence from Mexico, achieved in 1836. Over those years, Black Seminoles were forced to a Journey from Georgia, the Carolinas and Florida, until they reached El Nacimiento, Coahuila, Mexico, in 1852 ... click on title for more