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Historically Black Town in California Fights Dairy Plan

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Historically Black Town in California Fights Dairy Plan

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Historically Black Town in California Fights Dairy Plan

Historically Black Town in California Fights Dairy Plan

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Supporters of the only black-founded and black-run town in California, Allensworth, are fighting the proposed establishment of dairy farm nearby. Plans for a mega-dairy in Tulare County are being met with protests by defenders of a state park dedicated to the history of California's African-American settlers.

Sasha Khokha of member station KQED reports.