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“…because many biases were written into the criteria that determine how sites are selected, those benefits have gone mostly to white Americans. One of the criteria for preservation is architectural significance, meaning that modest buildings like slave cabins and tenement houses were long excluded from consideration.”
From “Rescue Work: The fight to preserve African-American history”
by Casey Cep in The New Yorker, February 3, 2020