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Fort Monroe NMon one of many US NPs to mark 400th anniversary of arrival of enslaved Africans

For four minutes Sunday, the crowd at Fort Monroe’s Centennial Park fell nearly silent, save for the ringing of hundreds of bells and the gentle rattle of shekere and other African percussion instruments.


A harpist joined in the music to strum the familiar strains of “Amazing Grace.”


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