America’s First Museum Dedicated to Telling the Story of Slavery | The New Yorker

The New Yorker

Feb 16, 2016

The Whitney Plantation is the first museum dedicated to telling the story of slavery in America and memorialized all who have worked and lived on it’s grounds. Former prominent Lawyer John J. Cummings III and Dr. Ibrahima Seck have made it the remainder of their life’s work to bring stories of the enslaved to light.

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