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Steven Lieberman Quoted in Washington Post Article on Commemoration of Historic Black Cemetery

October 27, 2020PDF

Partner Steven Lieberman is quoted in a Washington Post article titled "Racial reckoning, new development reignite tension over commemoration of historic Black cemetery in Bethesda" on October 27, 2020.

Mr. Lieberman is part of a team representing the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition (BACC) pro bono. The BACC seeks to stop the desecration of the Moses African Cemetery in Bethesda, Maryland, and to halt construction of a storage facility on the sacred ground. 

"Nobody knows if there are bodies of enslaved or freed people on this site, but there is strong circumstantial evidence that there is," Mr. Lieberman is quoted as saying. "So the question is, is proper archaeology being done?"

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