• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

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The Sankofa has a strong association with the African Burial Ground

New York's African Burial Ground is the nation's earliest known African and African American cemetery. An estimated 15,000 men, women and children were buried here between the late 1600s and the mid 1790s. More...