Thursday, February 11, 2010

Art Commemorates enslaved Africans in Yonkers, NY
public art project which commemorates the lives of enslaved Africans who lived at the Philipse Manor Hall in Yonkers, New York – six of whom were the first to be manumitted by law in the United States in 1787, seventy six years before the Emancipation Proclamation.

No comments: