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Posted on: May 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Sankofa's International Day of Remembrance Ceremony - June 11, 11 am-2 pm

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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 richness and diversity 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.

The event free and open to the public, however registration is required. Call 757-727-1102, or email your name to

We ask that you respect the sanctity of this sacred event. You may bring beach
chairs/umbrellas, only clear bags allowed. Bring fresh flowers for the Ancestral
offering. Attire: African and/or White clothing.

Sankofa's International Day of Remembrance Ceremony is presented in partnership with the Fort Monroe Authority, Fort Monroe National Monument, and the Casemate Museum.

Image courtesy of Bill Thomas, Thirdiimage


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