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Buckroe Beach & Park

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North First Street
Hampton, VA 23664 United States

June 2019

8th Annual International Day of Remembrance

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Buckroe Beach & Park, North First Street
Hampton, VA 23664 United States
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Each year, on the second Saturday in June, a Remembrance Day ceremony is held at Buckroe Beach, paying tribute to the millions of African men, women and children who perished during the Middle Passage of the Transatlantic Enslavement Trade. Honor the lives lost and acknowledge this often untold chapter in American and global history. This event reminds us “the past and the present, the living and the dead are connected” (Blakey, 1998) and it is because of this sacred connection and…

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