• April 26, 2023

    Yahoo News

    The memorial is moving forward with the newest designs. Read more from the sculptor.
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  • February 24, 2022
    Enslaved Angolans helped to build US now Angola hopes African Americans will visit. The Angolan Ambassador to the United States visits Hampton’s historical sites.
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  • August 22, 2021

    Richmond Times Dispatch and NBC 4 Washington, DC

    A new memorial is coming to Fort Monroe commemorating the 1619 landing of the first Africans in Virginia.
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  • February 19, 2021
    Former Governor Ralph Northam announcement naming Fort Monroe a Site of Memory Associated with UNESCO Slave Route Project.
    New designation for Fort Monroe, VA reflecting its connections to the slave trade.
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  • February 19, 2021
    WTKR News 3 Coverage of Governor Northam announcement at Fort Monroe. Fort Monroe is an important UNESCO Site of Memory.
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  • August 7, 2019
    Slavery's Beginning and End Are Part of Virginia's History. The Tucker Family–preserving the legacy of their ancestors over 400 years later.
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  • August 6, 2019
    Voice of America Coverage of 2019 Commemoration: Africa to America–The Odyssey of Slavery. Slavery’s Bitter Roots: US Marks 400th Anniversary of Arrival of First Africans.
    The commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the landing of the first Africans in Virginia at Point Comfort.
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