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Activist Petitions for ‘Resilience Plaque’ at Bklyn Bridge to Commemorate African Slave Trade

Don Victor Mooney, the first African American to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a rowboat, has launched a petition for a “Resilience Plaque” to be mounted at the Brooklyn Bridge to commemorate the arrival of the first African slaves on U.S. shores 400 years ago. The campaign is part of a national movement to recognize […]