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X. African American Enclaves

“Enclave” definition by Oxford: A portion of territory surrounded by a larger territory whose inhabitants are culturally or ethnically distinct.  

After the Civil War, enclaves of freed slaves were established in Fairfax County.    

A Bit Of Virginia History Is On the Block  A dead end street in Fairfax City, School Street, had been home to three generations of African Americans, when the families are pressured to sell their homes to developers.  By DeNeen L. Brown