Woodland Cemetery

Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Unearthed Slave Remains To Be Moved To Corsicana Cemetery

Remains unearthed by recent drought conditions around Richland Chambers Lake in Navarro County will soon have a new resting place.

12/09/2011

Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Movement Of Supposed Slave Cemetery Taking Racial Tone

The ugly process of racial segregation was supposed to have been laid to rest more than fifty years ago, in a landmark Supreme Court ruling. Yet just this week, in a North Texas courtroom, officials argued over whether to relocate the bones of 25 men, women and children all believed to be slaves who died over a century ago in a predominantly white cemetery.

12/07/2011