African American History Culture : Historic African-American Lincoln Cemetery faces a tangled present and uncertain future

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    GULFPORT — Heads bowed, the African-American leaders held hands around the conference table Thursday.

    State Sen. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg, prayed fervently that their reinvigorated efforts to save Lincoln Cemetery, an historic African-American burial ground, would be "duplicated and replicated throughout the community . . . so that our loved ones who are buried there and loved ones yet to be buried there may know that we care."

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    Historic African-American Lincoln Cemetery faces a tangled present and uncertain future

    GULFPORT — Heads bowed, the African-American leaders held hands around the conference table Thursday.
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