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Watch: J Marion Sims statue in Central Park Moved to Green-Wood Cemetery

Apr 18, 2018 09:43 PM IST India India

The statue of Dr. James Marion Sims, a 19th-century doctor who conducted experiments on enslaved black women to further his medical innovations, was moved on Tuesday morning from Central Park to Green-Wood cemetery in Brooklyn. The move was part of the decision by Mayor Bill de Blasio with input from the city’s Monument Commission. There were protests across the country over Confederate statues.

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