Somebody Knew Them': New Monument Will Honor '(Un)Known' Enslaved People

published 01.08.2020 02:00

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Stephanie Wolf/WFPL hide caption toggle caption Stephanie Wolf/WFPL The memorial will lead people from nearby history museums to the bank of the Ohio River.

The memorial will lead people from nearby history museums to the bank of the Ohio River.

Stephanie Wolf/WFPL Standing on the banks of the Ohio River looking from Kentucky across to southern Indiana, poet and author Hannah Drake thinks about the enslaved people who stood here more than a century ago.

Stephanie Wolf/WFPL hide caption toggle caption Stephanie Wolf/WFPL Poet and author Hannah Drake is working on a memorial dedicated to Black people whose names have been lost to history.

Poet and author Hannah Drake is working on a memorial dedicated to Black people whose names have been lost to history.

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