30 Aug. 2019
Washington, UNITED STATES
Chains are seen near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., August 16, 2019. One of the most iconic symbols of American democracy, the U.S. Capitol, was built using enslaved labor who were involved in all aspects of construction, including carpentry, masonry, plastering, glazing and painting. REUTERS/Carlos Barria SEARCH "SLAVERY BUILDINGS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.