Thursday, June 17, 2010

An Unveiling of Plaques: Recognizing the service and sacrifice of African-American slaves

"In remembering the slaves who labored here, we give them in death some measure of the dignity they were so cruelly denied in life"   Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell 

AP Photo by Carolyn Kaster

 On Wednesday, June 16, 2010, a ceremony was held on Capitol Hill in Washington DC to unveil plaques recognizing the contributions of enslaved African Americans in the construction of the United States Capitol.

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Anonymous said...

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