African-American Monument, Savannah

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The African-American Monument is a public monument in Savannah, Georgia, United States, dedicated in 2002. Located near River Street along the city's waterfront with the Savannah River, the monument commemorates African Americans in the city and highlights the "invisible story of the Trans Atlantic slave trade". The monument consists of four statues depicting an African American family atop a granite pedestal.

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  • This is a beautiful statue of a family of four African-Americans, with the chains of slavery at their feet. There is an inscription, written by Maya Angelou, at its base.  more »
  • This is a small and simple yet very impressive statue located on River Street, it's hard to miss. A nice piece of art.  more »
  • I've never seen a statue that captures the plight of black Americans quite like this. A family: the father, wife, and kids. The fear and uncertainty on their faces. Haven't found something like it anywhere else so far.
  • It's a statue that's just been upgraded.
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