African Landing Commemoration Day
This year, honor the arrival of the First Africans in Colonial America on British occupied territory at Point Comfort (Fort Monroe). This program is presented by the City of Hampton; Project 1619 Inc.; National Juneteenth Foundation; The Sankofa Project; Weyanoke Legacy; and the Hampton Contraband Society.
This year's program will span five days and include an Opening Reception; a Symposium on the Legacy of Slavery and Freedom and It's Impact on America's Culture; the Third Annual Juneteenth Jazz & Heritage Reconciliation & Healing Concert featuring Rev. Ron Myers MD of National Juneteenth Foundation and jazz legends, Herman Burney and Todd Ledbetter at the American Theater; Hampton African American Historical Sites Bus Tour; and the Fourth Annual World Day of Reconciliation & Healing from the Legacy of Enslavement Prayer Service and Ritual of Remembrance at Fort Monroe.
For more information or to become a sponsor of the Third Annual African Landing Commemoration Day , contact Calvin Pearson email@example.com.