In The Name of Freedom

At a groundbreaking ceremony for the new North Carolina Freedom Park in downtown Raleigh on Wednesday, two members of NC State watched with big smiles.

“I am just so excited,” says Victoria Gallagher, professor of communications and secretary of the park’s board of directors. “I’m so excited for Raleigh and the state, because it’s going to be a beautiful park.”

Freedom Park honors the voices and experiences of African Americans in North Carolina’s history while celebrating the importance of freedom to all people no matter their background. It will take shape on an acre of land at the corner of Wilmington and Lane streets, not far from the General Assembly building. Read the full article here.

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