Community & Environment

Stir Up The Gift

Stir Up The Gift performance by Paula Dunn in 2004.

Middle Passage Water Picture

1526-1860 Remembering Ancestors

In 2017, the Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project (MPCPMP) visited Africatown, Alabama, for the first time.

College Student Community Engagement

Since 2014, students, faculty, and staff from Oberlin College have traveled regularly to Africatown to work with community members and local organizations.

The World is Coming to Africatown

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.

Africatown Blueway Connections

The National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program continues to support MCTSAA in developing the Africatown Connections Blueway.

Day of Healing | Nationwide Bell Ringing Ceremony

On August 25, 2019, the nation marks 400 years since the arrival at Point Comfort along the James River in Virginia of 20 and odd” captive Africans whose forced labor helped establish the first permanent English colony in North America.