We invite you to join us on a transformative journey as we bring to you an engaging afternoon filled with film, Negro Spirituals, poetry, food, and meaningful dialogue. Come and co-create with us an experience that celebrates our ancient wisdom—a wisdom that endured through the challenges of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and remains relevant even in our lives today.
Explore Nigeria’s sacred healing waters in our film “We Are The Endless Roar” (74 minutes). Through these encounters, we're reminded of the deep bond between water and life.
Discover the sacred African traditional beliefs about water that are embedded in some Negro Spirituals.
Vocal performances by:
New York African Chorus Ensemble
Explore Langston Hughes’ poem for profound insights and meaningful clues about the deity Osun.
Engage in thought-provoking conversations as we explore the wisdom that sustained our communities during the Transatlantic Slave Trade and discover its relevance in our lives today.
Flavors of Heritage:
Taste delicious food that pays homage to our rich cultural roots.
Rediscover Heritage: Uncover the richness of our ancestral heritage, celebrating the resilience and strength that shaped our history.
Build Connections: Connect with like-minded individuals in a welcoming environment that fosters dialogue and understanding.
Celebrate Unity: Through shared experiences, we aim to celebrate the unity that transcends time, connecting our past with our present.
To support small businesses, Food & Retail vendors will be on-site to add more sparkles and cheer to the multicultural gathering.
Our goal is to foster greater understanding between our multicultural communities in New York City and increase pride in our collective achievements.
The event will be held on February 24, 2024 at P.S./I.S. 210 Twenty-First Century Academy for Community Leadership, located at 501 West 152nd Street, C-level, New York, NY 10031, from 5pm-9pm.
For more information call (347) 938-9335.
This program is supported, in part by public funds from the Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and Council Members Shaun Abreu and Gale Brewer, and Assemblyman Al Taylor. Additional funding is provided by West Harlem Development Corporation.
Let’s have fun! Secure your spot and invite friends and family to join us on this inspiring journey. Wear something that celebrates the African American heritage.