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Newest marker for African-American Heritage Trail dedicated at Old Plateau Cemetery and Africatown Graveyard

Teachers take a school bus tour

Africatown project locates graves of ex-slaves who survived 1859 shipwreck

Africatown project reviving history






Videos


Morris Dees, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center unveils African-American Heritage Trail historic marker dedicated to the memory of Michael Donald. Click to view video.




Renowned Civil War historian, Dr. David Blight of Yale University unveils the African-American Heritage Trail Marker dedicated to Wallace Turnage. Dr. Blight published the rare narrative written by Turnage in his book published in 2007, A Slave No More. Click to view video.




Dr. Neil Norman leads grad students from The College of William and Mary on an archeological dig in Mobile, AL at Africatown. Click to view video.







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