Historical Marker on Wall Street to Acknowledge the Slave Trade

May 4, 2015   // 0 Comments

  NorthStarNewsToday  Posted April 25, 2015 New York City officials will install a marker on Wall Street, finally acknowledging the city’s role in the slave trade. The marker will be unveiled Juneteenth (June 19th), which was the day in 1865 when Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and told the slaves that the Civil War had ended and they were free. June 19th, 2015...

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