News Stories and Links

NPR, 8/3/13: Alison Keyes’ report on Walter Pierce Park and other African American cemetery sites, http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=208669071

WJLA-TV, 5/19/13: Richard Reeve’s report on the Walter Pierce Park cemeteries, http://wjla.com/news/local/researchers-try-to-document-save-historic-adams-morgan-cemetery-89023

WASHINGTON POST, 5/16/2013, Michael Price’s “Graves Beneath the Park,” https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/graves-beneath-the-park-in-adams-morgan/2013/05/16/4528db96-bd9c-11e2-9b09-1638acc3942e_story.html?utm_term=.bb836bb74a55

YOUTUBE: Eddie Becker’s video of the 6/19/2010 “Saying Their Names” event, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEG-7Esz9EY

USA TODAY, 2/16/16: “Lost African American Cemetery Lies Under Park in Washington, D.C.:  http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/2016/02/21/80574932/

The Springfield (Ohio) News Sun, 3/17/2017, “Springfield scientist to be recalled in Witt talk,” http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/local-education/stafford-anthropologist-remembers-springfield-colleague/0AlNdnNSvPEDPGRLaFB7lL/

The Society of Black Archaeologists website, http://www.societyofblackarchaeologists.com/

Walter Pierce Park archaeologist’s Justin Dunnavant’s 2013 University of Florida master’s thesis “African-American Mortality amongst Inhabited Alleys in the District of Columbia: A Case of the Mt. Pleasant Plains Cemetery,  http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UFE0045595/00001

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD NETWORK TO FREEDOM LISTING, MT. PLEASANT PLAINS CEMETERY AT WALTER PIERCE PARK, https://www.nps.gov/subjects/ugrr/ntf_member/ntf_member_details.htm?SPFID=5031414&SPFTerritory=NULL&SPFType=NULL&SPFKeywords=NULL