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Yonkers statues share story of enslaved Africans in New York

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Westchester Magazine
Yonkers Unveils a Moving Sculpture Garden in Honor of Juneteenth

For Juneteenth, the City of Yonkers debuts a new, permanent art exhibit that honors the legacy of the nation’s first freed slaves.  Read Article

All five final statues unveiled att the Yonkers Library

Yonkers Voice Interviews Vinnie Bagwell

Yonkers Voice Interviews Vinnie Bagwell

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Enslaved Africans’ Rain Garden
— A Public Art Project
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Westchester Magazine
Vinnie Bagwell at Work.
How the artist behind Yonkers’ forthcoming Enslaved Africans’ Rain Garden creates her work.

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Madame Noire Magazine
Artist Vinnie Bagwell: Her Sculptures of New York Slaves Heal & Enlighten. Sculptor Vinnie Bagwell portrays the powerful stories of enslaved Africans of Yonkers.
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Enslaved Africans Rain Garden

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