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2011 Maafa Commemoration of the slave trade is Saturday

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; The Ashe Cultural Arts Center presents the 11th annual Maafa ? also known as the holocaust of enslavement ? on Saturday, July 2 , with a full day of activities commemorating the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. The day begins with a ...

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Old 07-01-2011, 09:45 AM   #1
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2011 Maafa Commemoration of the slave trade is Saturday



The Ashe Cultural Arts Center presents the 11th annual Maafa ? also known as the holocaust of enslavement ? on Saturday, July 2, with a full day of activities commemorating the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.


The day begins with a visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Slave at 6:30 a.m. in Congo Square at Armstrong Park (835 N. Rampart St.) and includes music by Morikeba Kouyate, Titos Sompa, the Mohawk Hunters Mardi Gras Indians and others, followed by a procession to historical points of interest.? [ Read more ]

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