Carter Clinton is a graduate student in the biology department at Howard University and assistant curator at the W. Montague Cob Research Lab. His research involves studying soil samples from the New York African Burial Ground to learn about the lives and health of African Americans in New York during the era of slavery.
5 - 8
Geography, Human Geography, Social Studies, U.S. History
Carter Clinton heads a project researching the New York African Burial Ground. This is a place that houses the remains of more than 15,000 enslaved and freed African Americans who lived in Manhattan in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Photograph courtesy of Carter Clinton
The audio, illustrations, photos, and videos are credited beneath the media asset, except for promotional images, which generally link to another page that contains the media credit. The Rights Holder for media is the person or group credited.
May 20, 2022
For information on user permissions, please read our Terms of Service. If you have questions about licensing content on this page, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to obtain a license. If you have questions about how to cite anything on our website in your project or classroom presentation, please contact your teacher. She or he will best know the preferred format. When you reach out to him or her, you will need the page title, URL, and the date you accessed the resource.
If a media asset is downloadable, a download button appears in the corner of the media viewer. If no button appears, you cannot download or save the media.
Text on this page is printable and can be used according to our Terms of Service.
Any interactives on this page can only be played while you are visiting our website. You cannot download interactives.