Photo: "A red clay Negro cemetery". Courtesy: Library of Congress

 

 

 
They have been bulldozed over by shopping centers, crept over by weeds and forgotten by time. Across the country, from Lower Manhattan to the Deep South, are unmarked slave burial sites, often discovered only by chance or by ignominious circumstance as when construction crews accidentally exhume bodies when building a shopping mall.
— The New York Times

April 3, 2016 -  The New York Times Sunday Review
Why Slaves’ Graves Matter

February 21, 2016 -  USA Today
Uncovering a Painful Past for African Americans, One Headstone at a Time


October/November, 2013 -  Family Tree Magazine
Rediscovering Slave Burial Sites

May 5, 2013 - REUTERS
Historians Battle to Save U.S. Slave Burial Sites
 

March 24, 2013 - NPR, All Things Considered
Marking Forgotten Slave Burial Sites, Online


March 18, 2013 -  The New York Times
Slaves’ Forgotten Burial Sites, Marked Online


March 2013 - ESSENCE Magazine
Burial Rites