Black cemeteries

An abandoned, historic Black cemetery in Central Florida will be restored thanks to a half-million-dollar grant from state officials. 
/ April 19, 2022
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The graves of more than 500 African Americans were discovered at an AME church in Delaware. The bodies were buried between 1848 and 1945.
/ September 26, 2021
Protests took place on Friday outside of Oaklawn Cemetery, the Tulsa, Oklahoma site where bodies were exhumed last year.
/ August 1, 2021
Many Black Americans excluded from white-owned cemeteries built their own burial spaces, and their descendants are working to preserve them.
/ May 1, 2021
Rodney Hawkins has taken on the task of preserving his family history after finding the Hawkins’ family cemetery in disarray.
/ January 2, 2021
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The Florida Senate unanimously voted to create a task force that identifies and preserves Black cemeteries across the state.
/ March 11, 2020
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Activists in West Virginia are fighting to save the historic Boyd Carter cemetery, a burial ground that stands in the way of a possible gas pipeline.
/ May 7, 2019