Chapel Hill art exhibits explore slavery’s impact 400 years later

By Anna Grace Freebersyser

The gallery displays 15 statues of men, women and children shackled to boats. (Anna Grace Freebersyser / Carolina Connection).

One storefront on Franklin St. is temporarily the home of a powerful new exhibit — commemorating the 400th anniversary of the first Africans’ arrival on America’s shore.

The exhibit is part of a larger Chapel Hill project that explores the impact of that year.

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