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“Bench by the Road” Locations

The benches commemorate historic sites connected to the lives of enslaved and freed Africans.

Benches are also in two foreign locations: Paris, in honor of black military officer Louis Delgres; and Fort-de-France, Martinique, in honor of Aime Cesaire, a poet, anti-colonist, and mayor.

SOURCE: Toni Morrison Society

The Philadelphia Inquirer