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African Arrival Day At Fort Monroe

HAMPTON
Guests invited by the 2019 Commemoration Steering Committee, American Evolution, to Ft. Monroe on Aug. 20 for a ceremony to remember the arrival of the first 20 Africans to America enjoyed a pre-ceremony brunch at the Commanding General’s Residence. They then walked outside where speakers gave meaning to the occasion.

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Publisher Brenda H. Andrews and Governor Terry McAuliffe

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Barbara Hamm-Lee, Roland Martin and Publisher Brenda H. Andrews

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Barbara Hamm-Lee and Congressman Bobby Scott

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Senator Mamie Locke and Governor McAuliffe

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Roland Martin take a moment to pose with Sheri Bailey

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Fort Monroe Superintendent Terry E. Brown and his wife, Jennifer Zazo-Brown

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EMA Music and Arts

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Nathan Richardson portrays Frederick Douglass

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