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VIRTUAL TOWN HALL : LIFT YOUR VOICE 1619
August 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the Association of African American Museums and the Fort Monroe partners for a virtual town hall discussion, “Lift Your Voice: 1619 and the Power of Collaboration”. This discussion will explore the significance of 1619 addressing the theme, “reflect on the past, embrace change, and engage for the future.”
Association of African American Museums
August 22nd, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm ET
The first African landing in English North America occurred in 1619 when a vessel carrying “20 and odd” enslaved Africans arrived at Point Comfort (present-day Fort Monroe) in late August. As we honor and remember the arrival of first Africans to the Virginia Colony panelists Eola Dance, Acting Superintendent Fort Monroe National Monument; Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Dean of College of Liberal Arts at Norfolk State University; Glenn Oder, Executive Director of Fort Monroe Authority; and Calvin Pearson, Founder and President of Project 1619 will reflect on this rich history and the making of America.
August 21st, 2020 10:30 pm ET
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