Unearth the history of African Burial Ground National Monument, which was literally buried in New York's history until 1991. Dr. Martia G. Goodson provides an excellent overview of the history of this sacred space as well as the Africans buried here. Paying special attention to burial rituals that made their way to the United States from Africa and to life in the 1700s, Dr. Goodson provides incredible context for the importance of this site and how understanding has shifted since its discovery late last century. Add this book to any personal library, especially if you're a New York history buff!
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