African Burial Ground
Friday, October 03, 2003
New York, NY –
In New York today, hundreds of people are expected to turn out to welcome the return of the remains of more than 400 bodies removed from an African Burial Ground during the 1991 construction of a federal office building. NPR's Allison Keyes reports on the deep emotions and new information the discovery of this colonial-era cemetary has uncovered.
Visit the Brian Lehrer Show for more coverage of the reinterment ceremonies at South Street Seaport.