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The shackles of captivity are broken forever on a Ravenna monument honoring former slaves Henry and Rebecca Brantley at Maple Grove Cemetery. (Beacon Journal file photo)
Former Ravenna NAACP President Claude Moore (front) and Derrick Kendrick place a wreath in 1975 at the foot of the Maple Grove Cemetery monument to former slaves Henry and Rebecca Brantley, who settled in Ravenna during the Civil War. (Beacon Journal file photo)