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Africans 400 years in America: “I Am An Answered Prayer”

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Ohio History Connection

800 E. 17th Ave

Columbus, OH 43211

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Hosted by the Spirituality Network recognizing the August 1619 arrival of 20 enslaved Africans at Point Comfort in the English colony of Virginia. Fashioned after traditional "Watch Night" services, the reception will feature spoken word, music and artifact displays from the National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center and the Ohio History Connection as well as speakers discussing the significance of African American history and culture, especially in Ohio.

The event is free; RSVPs required. To register and for more information, contact the Spirituality Network at 614-228-8867 or emai: info@spiritualitynetwork.org.

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Hosted by the Spirituality Network; presented in partnership with the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center; the Ohio History Connection; and,the Ubuntu - Emotional Emancipation Circle. Support provided by the Methodist Theological Seminary of Ohio, the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Frost Indeed, Metamofosi, and the Ohio Conference UCC. Event image: 240 million slaves ago - quilt by Valerie Poiter.

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