Saturday, June 12, Noon-6pm
Ancestors' Circle 16th St. & Coney Island Boardwalk
The 21st Annual Tribute to Our Ancestors of the Middle Passage is a traditional memorial and healing rite featuring drumming, dancing and singing that ends with a ceremony of remembrance at water's edge. The tribute afternoon includes an African-American 'Ring Shout' dance workshop led by Angela Fatou Gittens and performances by KowTeff African Dance Company, directed by Sewaa Codrington, and Something Positive, led by Michael Manswell. Free!
Presented by The People of the Sun Middle Passage Collective and Medgar Evers College with support from BAC