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August 2019

Remembrance, Healing & Reconciliation

August 25, 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 7:00 pm

On Sunday, August 25th local, regional and national partners will host a multicultural community ceremony to mark the 400th anniversary of the first recorded Africans to arrive in English-occupied North America at Old Point Comfort. In the 1700s there were two ports of entry on the York River--Yorktown and West Point. Africans arrived here in bondage as part of the Bristol slave trade. As of July 2019, the Town of West Point, Virginia is now one of the 42 documented…

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National Bell Ringing to Commemorate African Ancestors

August 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 3:03 pm

Bells will ring simultaneously at 3pm EST for one minute. For more information, visit

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400th Anniversary Commemorating African Arrival in Virginia

August 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For more information, visit: Fort Monroe Healing Day Ceremony (

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September 2019

Souls at Sea

September 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Annapolis City Dock, Dock Street
Annapolis, MD 21401 US
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Middletown, CT Middle Passage Marker Installation

September 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm


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November 2019

Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony

November 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
St. Joseph Catholic Church, 140 West Government Street
Pensacola, FL,
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Honoring enslaved African ancestors who perished during the Middle Passage, those who survived and arrived in bondage at Pensacola, and their descendants Free and open to the public

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December 2019

Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony and Marker Unveiling

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cooper Riverside Park, Mobile, AL 36602

Honoring those African ancestors who perished during the Middle Passage, those who survived and arrived in bondage at Mobile, and their descendants Unveiling historic marker identifying Mobile as a UNESCO Site of Memory associated with the UNESCO Slave Route Project Free and open to the public

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June 2020

Virtual Libations for African Ancestors

June 13, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

What: Virtual Libations for African Ancestors When: Jun 13, 2020 - 11:30 AM-1:30 ET Register in advance for this meeting:…/tZ0rdOytrzIpGNIeE2fktcB4o86p_rJRB… After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The International Coalition for the Commemoration of African Ancestors of the Middle Passage (ICCAAMP) invites you to a Virtual Global Libation, Saturday, June 13, 2020, 11:30 AM-1:30 PM ET. This libation recognizes the MAAFA or Black Holocaust and the persistent trauma and terror African people…

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November 2020

“Unveiling the Past” – United Nations Discussion

November 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

United Nations Will Host Online Discussion about Restoring Dignity to Victims of Transatlantic Slave Trade through Preserving Burial Grounds, 19 November The United Nations will host an online discussion entitled “Unveiling the Past” on 19 November, at 10 a.m. EST.  The speakers will consider the significance of the preservation of burial grounds of those enslaved by the transatlantic slave trade, the ethical questions raised in disturbing these sacred grounds, and the challenges facing historians writing the history of the transatlantic slave…

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