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Is the remake of ROOTS necessary?

There has been a lot of chatter on social media about the reboot of ROOTS and other films and television series (e.g., 12 YEARS A SLAVE, and UNDERGROUND) that tell stories about enslaved Africans in the United States. 553 more words



Middle Passage Remembrance June 11 Sullivan’s Island SC


Check out the MAAFA / Middle Passage Remembrances in your city state or country http://www.remembertheancestors.com/

A Call For Collective Commemoration Of The Maafa

The Middle Passage is one of the most palpable markers of the onset of the Afrikan Holocaust we refer to as the Maafa(Ani, 1994, 1997; Kambon, 1998). 874 more words

Middle Passage

Nation Building 101 - Visits to Lalibela & Axum, Ethiopia

In the centuries after the end of Maafa – the worldwide separation of African people via the Transatlantic Slave Trade – people of African descent have struggled to foster a collective consciousness under a global system that favors everything European. 1,038 more words


Middle Passage Commemoration Ceremony

The idea for this Middle Passage Commemoration originated with Sandra Gould Ford and was developed with Dr. Huberta Jackson-Lowman and Bisi Hightower as a way to recollect our past and celebrate our possibilities. 268 more words


Grieving the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The landscape of our western world appears to be one of relative prosperity, progress and freedom. For many descendants of enslaved Africans however, the reality is quite different. 479 more words