Ceremony to Commemorate African Burial Ground Hundreds in New York City plan to attend weekend ceremonies commemorating the contributions of enslaved Africans to the birth of the United States. There is still controversy surrounding a site where as many as 20,000 African men, women and children were laid to rest in the 1700s. Hear NPR's Allison Keyes.
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Ceremony to Commemorate African Burial Ground

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Ceremony to Commemorate African Burial Ground

Ceremony to Commemorate African Burial Ground

Ceremony to Commemorate African Burial Ground

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Hundreds in New York City plan to attend weekend ceremonies commemorating the contributions of enslaved Africans to the birth of the United States. There is still controversy surrounding a site where as many as 20,000 African men, women and children were laid to rest in the 1700s. Hear NPR's Allison Keyes.