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Commemorate African Burial Ground Anniversaries

October 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on October 5, 2018 at 11:00am

Join the National Park Service to commemorate African ancestral heritage at the African Burial Ground National Monument.

15th Anniversary of Remains’ Re-interment
Thursday, October 4th

  • Keynote: Rev. Dr. Herbert Daughtry
  • Libation: Cyril Innis, Jr.
  • Performance by V.K. Pearson, Sis Kenya
  • Performance by Casplash
  • Screening: African Burial Ground: An American Discovery
  • Performance by Fusha Dance
  • Panel: Examining the Findings at the NY African Burial Ground,  facilitated by Dr. Sherrill D. Wilson with panelists Dr. Fatimah Jackson, Dr. Jean Howson and Dr. Michael Gomez.

11th Anniversary of Memorial’s Dedication
Friday, October 5th 

  • Invocation: Sophia Harrison
  • Performance by V.K. Pearson, Sis Kenya
  • Performance by Casplash
  • Ted Weiss Federal Building Art Tour
  • Adinkra Face Painting
  • West African Drumming Class
  • Performance by Cumbe Dance
  • Lecture: Peggy King-Jorde, The Road to Memorialization
  • Lecture: Rodney Leon, Construction and Symbolization of the Memorial

Details

Date:
October 5, 2018
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

African Burial Ground
290 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
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Details

Date:
October 5, 2018
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

African Burial Ground
290 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
+ Google Map