A multimillion-dollar development project outside Washington has been put on hold pending an archaeological investigation to determine if the project is being built on top of a historically significant century-old black cemetery. VOA’s Chris Simkins reports from Bethesda, Maryland, that a fight over the site has uncovered the history of a mostly forgotten African American community.
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/a/controvery-over-former-black-cemetery-uncovers-forgotten-community/3838864.html

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