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Ancestral Remembrance Day - June 2 - Philadelphia

Ancestral Remembrance Day – June 2 – Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony & Port Marker Project

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Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony

June 2nd, 2014

5:30 – 7;30 PM

On the Pier behind

Independence Seaport Museum

Penn’s Landing

211 South Columbus Blvd & Walnut Street 

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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On May 21, 1796, Oney Judge escaped from the President’s Mansion in Philadelphia. While the household was preparing to retreat to Mount Vernon for the summer, Judge prepared her escape; she simply walked out of the house while the family was eating dinner.
(George Washington’s Mt. Vernon)

On May 21, 1796, Oney Judge escaped from the President’s Mansion in Philadelphia. While the household was preparing to retreat to Mount Vernon for the summer, Judge prepared her escape; she simply walked out of the house while the family was eating dinner.

(George Washington’s Mt. Vernon)

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Timbuktu, once the seat of the wealthy Mali Empire, is now impoverished and coping with a bitter civil war. Despite this, the utterly unique architecture remains and many of the citizens fiercely guard the cultural and intellectual remains of their once thriving city.

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The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony & Port Marker Project | Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony June 2nd, 2014 5:30 – 7:30pm On the Pier behind Independence Seaport Museum Penn’s Landing 211 South Columbus Blvd & Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony & Port Marker Project | Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony June 2nd, 2014 5:30 – 7:30pm On the Pier behind Independence Seaport Museum Penn’s Landing 211 South Columbus Blvd & Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

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I teach kings the history of their ancestors so that the lives of the ancients might serve them as an example, for the world is old, but the future springs from the past.
Djeli Mamadou Kouyaté, Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali (pg 1)

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The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony & Port Marker Project |  
Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony 
June 2nd, 2014 
5:30 – 7:30pm 

On the Pier behind Independence Seaport Museum Penn’s Landing 211 South Columbus Blvd & Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

For more info: https://sites.google.com/site/philadelphiampc/ 

The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony & Port Marker Project |  

Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony

June 2nd, 2014 

5:30 – 7:30pm

On the Pier behind Independence Seaport Museum Penn’s Landing 211 South Columbus Blvd & Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

For more info: https://sites.google.com/site/philadelphiampc/ 

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Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints at the DuSable Museum tells the story of how African, European and indigenous cultural traditions have interacted over a period of more than 500 years to form the distinctive culture of this fascinating area of the largest country in South America. Brazil is home to one of the largest populations of African descendants in the world,…

Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints at the DuSable Museum tells the story of how African, European and indigenous cultural traditions have interacted over a period of more than 500 years to form the distinctive culture of this fascinating area of the largest country in South America. Brazil is home to one of the largest populations of African descendants in the world,…

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Francis “Frank” Johnson’s arrangement for piano and flute, celebrates the Haitian Independence - 1825. The presence of a nation ruled by people of color near the United States was an inspiration to African Americans. Haiti—the spelling “Hayti” was common in America—was founded after a slave revolt started in 1791, led by Toussaint L’Ouverture, toppled the government of the French colony of St. Domingue. country.

Francis “Frank” Johnson’s arrangement for piano and flute, celebrates the Haitian Independence - 1825. The presence of a nation ruled by people of color near the United States was an inspiration to African Americans. Haiti—the spelling “Hayti” was common in America—was founded after a slave revolt started in 1791, led by Toussaint L’Ouverture, toppled the government of the French colony of St. Domingue. country.