Sat, Aug 26|
Enslaved African Landing Day 2023
Time & Location
Aug 26, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Hampton, Fort Monroe, Hampton, VA, USA
About the event
Enslaved African Landing Commeration Day.
Join Project 1619, Inc., Fort Monroe Authority, National Park Service and the City of Hampton for the 1619 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing Ceremony on August 26 10 am - 4 pm at Fort Monroe. The keynote address will be given by Ric Murphy, educator, historian, lecturer, and award-winning author of the highly-acclaimed "Freedom Road" and "Arrival of the First Africans in Virginia." The event will include African drumming, a libation ceremony and special presentation by K. Johnson Elementary School "Crimson Thunder" drumline as well as the Elegba Forklore Society and Ubuntu Dance & Drum Collective.
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