African-American Monument – Columbia, South Carolina
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Sculpted by artist Ed Wright, the African-American Monument on the South Carlina State House grounds was dedicated in March 2001. The monument includes twelve panels chronicling the history and experiences of African Americans in South Carolina.
Karin Salmon of Columbia took this picture in April 2008. She says she “wanted to capture an inspiring image of the African-American monument on the State House grounds. The faces of the men and women truly display the spirit of Emancipation.”
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