The stories are infrequent but deeply compelling: one recent news item in the AP’s The Big Story describes the bones of 14 people from the 18th or early 19th century, discovered in Albany, NY, “wrapped in shrouds, buried in pine boxes and—over centuries—forgotten. Continue Reading →
By Udo Salters
On Saturday February 7th, the African Burial Ground National Monument in Lower Manhattan featured David Mills’ dramatic performance of Langston Hughes’ work for Black History Month.
By Rudy Colins
It was the Esper dedication for the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp in collaboration with the National Park Service and the United States Postal Service, at the downtown African Burial Ground National Monument on Thursday, August 20, 2015.