Saturday, Jul 6, 7-11 AM

19th Annual Maafa Commemoration

Ashé Cultural Arts Center
Getting there
1712 Oretha C Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA

Free and open to the public Honor your ancestors (known and unknown) as Ashé Cultural Arts Center presents the 19th Annual Maafa Commemoration. "The past we inherit, the future we create." The sacred ceremony is held in Congo Square (701 N. Rampart Street), followed by a procession to the Tomb of the Unknown Slave, historic slave markers, locations where slave-trade business took place, and on to the mighty Mississippi River, where participants release flowers in the names of their ancestors. Watch the promo video of past activities