UNESCO

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400 Year Commemorations of the First Slave’s Arrival In British America

1. National Park Service Events:

https://www.nps.gov/orgs/1892/africanamericanhistorycommission.htm 

2. Domestic and International Events:

https://asalh.org/400-years/

3. Virginia Events:

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/virginias-2019-commemoration-american-evolution-honors-arrival-of-the-first-africans-399-years-ago-300700686.html


More Resources

Documented Middle Passage Sites in the Continental United States
Documented Middle Passage Sites in the Continental United States (Click to enlarge)
Washington, DC/Port of Georgetown Middle Passage Information (Click to read the full document)
  1. Letter from UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences to Executive Director of Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markets Project
  2. Letter Endorsing Georgetown Waterfront to be Designated as a “Site of Memory” by the UNESCO Slave Trade Route Project
  3. Middle Passage Arrival Sites