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Posted on: April 27, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Sankofa's International Day of Remembrance Ceremony - Saturday, June 10, 11 am

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Head to Outlook Beach at Fort Monroe to take part in the moving and significant ceremony to honor the Ancestors.

This day honors the millions of African men, women and children who perished during the Middle Passage. Join The Sankofa Projects as they educate and celebrate the rich and diverse history of the African diaspora and bring awareness to this tragic chapter in American and global history. The program includes African drumming, songs, dance, poetry, historical presentations and a traditional African libation at noon. Follow signs to event location.

Presented in partnership with the Fort Monroe Authority and Fort Monroe National Monument. 

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