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11:00 am

Consecration of the African Burial Ground: Vancortlandt Park

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Saturday, June 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

On Juneteenth, in gratitude for the sacrifice of the African Ancestors who built what is now Van Cortlandt Park, the African Burial Ground in the park will be consecrated. Proceedings hosted by cultural consultant Peggy King Jorde Libation Ceremony by Chief Baba Neil Clarke Live Music by Bronx Arts Ensemble Traditional Negro Spirituals by soloist Beverly Fleming-Camejo Remarks by […]