By: Ann Chinn, Executive Director of MPCPMP
In 2017, the Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project (MPCPMP) visited Africatown, Alabama, for the first time. We are a national non-profit that identifies Middle Passage arrival sites in the United States and encourages local residents to conduct remembrance ceremonies honoring African ancestors who survived the Middle Passage and those who
By: Nathan Carpenter, Kaylee Elliott, Ify Ezimora, Eli Presberg,
Students from Oberlin College Since 2014, students, faculty, and staff from Oberlin College have traveled regularly to Africatown to work with community members and local organizations. During the past five years, we have collaborated on a range of projects — from conducting
By: Anderson Flen
Hopefully, we all know the story of Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. I call it the B and B Syndrome. That story has been a real truth killer for too many people and communities. This Syndrome does not happen when great leadership is present. We know great leadership does two things.
Know that the B and B Syndrome was never a part of my rearing in Africatown.
By: By: Liz Smith-Incer, Field Office Director serving Mississippi, Alabama & Puerto Rico
The National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program continues to support MCTSAA in developing the Africatown Connections Blueway. In addition to planning on the ground development for each proposed point of interest for the blueway, we are coming close to finalizing our working
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