This project acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of local African American figures was a collaborative effort between the Town of North Andover, the North Parish Racial Justice Team and the North Andover Historical Society.
💜 Alex J. Brien created the program banner
💜 Celeste Cruz portrayed Sarah Parker Remond
💜 Kate Delaney portrayed Charlotte Forten
💜 Mariana Perez portrayed Elizabeth Freeman and Lucy Foster
💜 Wilfred Acosta portrayed Zipporah Atkins, Cato Freeman, William Monroe Trotter and Salem Poor
The banners are now on display around North Andover’s municipal buildings and other public places. Check out the project website for an interactive map and the biographies of each hero: https://sites.google.com/northandoverma.gov/blackhistorymonth2022/artists?authuser=0