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VIRTUAL TOWN HALL : LIFT YOUR VOICE 1619

August 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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.”

Moderator:

Vedet Coleman-Robinson

Executive Director

Association of African American Museums

When:  

August 22nd, 2020

Time:  2:00 pm ET

What:  

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.

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August 21st, 2020 10:30 pm ET

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Details

Date:
August 22, 2020
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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