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Texas African American History Memorial Unveiling Texas State Capitol November 2016
The Texas African-American History Memorial stands tall on the capitol grounds. Photo by Dwayne Hills
Texas African American History Memorial Unveiling Texas State Capitol November 2016
The sculpture pays homage to Juneteenth. Photo by Dwayne Hills
Texas African American History Memorial Unveiling Texas State Capitol November 2016
The memorial also depicts African-Americans substantial references to the cattle, cotton, and oil industries. Photo by Dwayne Hills
Texas African American History Memorial Unveiling Texas State Capitol November 2016 Ed Dwight
Sculptor Ed Dwight. Photo by Dwayne Hills
Texas African American History Memorial Unveiling Texas State Capitol November 2016 Greg Abbott
Gov. Greg Abbott. Photo by Dwayne Hills