January 14, 2021

Interview with Luz Marquez-Benbow on Memorial Altar at Freedom Square

HMM’s Erika Diggs and Justin Romero speak with Luz Marquez-Benbow: Black Boricua survivor of child sexual abuse, incest and rape, founder of Aya Rising : Truth Telling Project, and founding member of Troy4BlackLives. Luz is one of the organizers of the Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”

The Memorial Altar installation will welcome socially distanced groups of 10 or less to Freedom Square in North Troy, between this Sunday 1/17- Wednesday 1/20! The timing corresponds with MLK day on Monday 1/18 with a theme of “health justice,” Tuesday 1/19 coinciding with the National Memorial for Covid-19 Victims, through Inauguration Day Wednesday 1/20.

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