MEDIA

 

Establishment of the Reconstruction Era                      National Monument
The White House
January 12, 2017

For the Forgotten African American Dead      
The New York Times
January 7, 2017

Discovery of Burial Ground Backs a Less Conventional Version of Harlem’s History
The New York Times
January 27, 2016

African-American cemetery under park in Washington, D.C
USA TODAY, Feb 18, 2016

160-Year-Old Mummy Discovered in 2011 in Queens Being Laid to Rest This Weekend  
Time Warner Cable NY1, November 3, 2016

Nashville Zoo Reveals Cemetery Findings
News Channel 5, Jan 27, 2015

Confronting Slavery at Long Island’s Oldest Estates
The New York Times, August 12, 2015

Black Deaths Matter
The Nation, October 15, 1015

Once below gas station, Virginia cemetery restored
CBS Evening News, September 10, 2014

Philadelphia Playground Site Of 3,000 African-American Graves, Archaeologists Find
The Huffington Post, July 29, 2013

U.S. mayor plans ballpark near site of slave cemetery, market
Reuters, November 12, 2013


Slaves’ Graves Complicate a Walmart’s Path
The New York Times, May 15, 2012

       

Above Photo: "Decorating a soldier's grave in one of the Negro sections on Memorial Day in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia"                                                 Courtesy: Library of Congress

 

REPORTS/INITIATIVES
 

Slavery & Justice
Report of the Brown University Steering Committee on Slavery & Justice

Report of the Working Group on Slavery, Memory & Reconciliation 
to The President of Georgetown University

President’s Commission on Slavery and the University
University of Virginia 

The Lemon Project: A Journey of Reconciliation
William & Mary

Scarlet and Black: 
An Exploration of the African-American and Native American Experience at Rutgers University 

The Slave Dwelling Project
Ladson, South Carolina

The Slave Route: The Road Travelled
UNESCO

Yale, Slavery & Abolition
Yale University

Columbia University & Slavery
Columbia University

Tusculum Institute for Local History & Historic Preservation 
Sweet Briar College