mardi, juillet 22, 2014

23 August : Slavery Remembrance Day

Walk of Remembrance through Liverpool

"The annual Slavery Remembrance Day is held on 23 August. This is a significant date as it commemorates an uprising of enslaved Africans on the island of Saint Domingue (modern Haiti) in 1791. The date has been designated by UNESCO as Slavery Remembrance Day, a reminder that enslaved Africans were the main agents of their own liberation"

Le programme 2014
  • Family activities at the International Slavery Museum on Thursday 21 August.
  • Memorial lecture at the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Building on Friday 22 August, 6pm. Booking is essential: 0151 478 4240.
  • A full programme of events at the International Slavery Museum on Friday 23 August, including a special Walk of Remembrance through Liverpool city centre and libation ceremony at the waterfront.
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