The Emancipation Monument

Originally posted on ArcherAlexander.blog:
“I warmly congratulate you upon the highly interesting object which has caused you to assemble in such numbers and spirit as you have today. This occasion is in some respects remarkable…Wise and thoughtful men of our race, who shall come after us…will make a note of this occasion, they will…

Stand Up for our Ancestors

It is time we stop those who do not know our history, from removing it. This memorial, shares in the context of history the appreciation felt by the formerly enslaved; and is the first and only monument in our Nation’s capital funded entirely by African Americans.