"We know the names of the slavers and slave traders. We need to add the names of the enslaved."
Author: Byron Rushing
Byron Rushing was a longstanding member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 9th Suffolk District from 1983 to 2019. Between 1972 and 1985, he worked as the president of the Museum of African-American History. While there, he helped raise money for the purchase and the restoration of the African Meeting House.