public art project which commemorates the lives of enslaved Africans who lived at the Philipse Manor Hall in Yonkers, New York – six of whom were the first to be manumitted by law in the United States in 1787 seventy-six years before the Emancipation Proclamation.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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