The new Texas African American History Memorial sits in the south western part of the State Capitol grounds and I bumped into it on Saturday while at the Texas Book Festival. I say “new” but it was installed back in 2016 so I was pretty surprised that this was the first time I had seen it.
The large and beautifully sculpted memorial is topped by these two figures, one holding a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation and the other the torch of liberty.
You can read a lot more about the monument at http://taahmf.com/the-monument/.
For the technically inclined...
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