This photo provided by the Army Corps of Engineers and taken in the 1950's, graves of the unknown are seen marked at the Negro Hill Cemetery, in Negro Hill, Calif. The burial plots from Negro Hill ... more 
This photo provided by the Army Corps of Engineers and taken in the 1950's, graves of the unknown are seen marked at the Negro Hill Cemetery, in Negro Hill, Calif. The burial plots from Negro Hill went unmarked for more than half a century _ until a contractor hired by the Army Corps of Engineers moved the bodies to make way for a lake, and marked the graves with stones that used a derogatory term for African-American. Now, some 60 years later, a handful of activists are trying to change the offensive gravestones, only to find their good intentions snagged on government bureaucracy. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By US Army Corps of Engineers photo
Thu, May 5, 2011 3:09 PM EDT