Design Selected for African Burial Ground

In New York City, designer Rodney Leon and AARRIS Architects have been chosen to build a $3-million permanent memorial on the site of a Colonial-era burial ground for African slaves. But the controversy that has surrounded the project since the gravesite was discovered in 1991 continues.

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