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S.C. legislation: Black monument vote expected

Here is the status of bills before the South Carolina General Assembly since the April 5-9 sessions: BLACK MONUMENT: A black Denver artist will design the Statehouse's first monument to blacks, which will be paid for with private funds. Ed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/12/met_225925.shtml
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Sculptor chosen for black monument

COLUMBIA -- A Colorado sculptor who learned black history as an adult because his childhood school did not teach it has won the contest to design the South Carolina Statehouse's first monument to its black citizens. Ed Dwight of Denver, who sculpted the Hank Aaron statue outside Turner Field in Atlanta, was selected Thursday by the African American Monument Commission after a daylong interview process. "I'm elated," said Mr. Dwight, who is black. "This is an important sculpture."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/10/met_225818.shtml
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