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New "African Burial Ground Square" sign unveiled (Photo via video from Tyrik Washington)

‘African Burial Ground’ Renaming Resurrects History

Black, Brooklyn, History October 17, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Three years after the remains of slaves were found in the New Lots section of East New York, the area has been renamed “African Burial Ground Square” in homage to the community’s roots, reports Amsterdam News.