2019 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing

When:
August 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-08-26T17:00:00-04:00
2019-08-26T19:30:00-04:00
Where:
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
33 William St
New Bedford
MA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Rufai Shardow
508 996 4095
2019 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

5:00 PM -7:30 PM: Screening the movie Sankofa, which in the African language of Akan means returning to the past in order to go forward. The movie portrays a Black fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa who is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences the brutality of slavery. There will be a discussion after the movie.

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