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The MAAFA Suite: A Healing Journey

Fri, September 21, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Bus Trip Sponsored by the Reparations Committee

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Registration deadline: End of Day September 4

Bus leaves from outside the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at 4:30p.m.
Cost $65, including bus fare and theater ticket.

This trip is offered as another opportunity to join our diocese as we participate in our Year of Lamentations.

The MAAFA Suite: A Healing Journey is an original theatrical commemoration, first presented in 1995, that covers a period in World History that African Americans refer to as the MAAFA. MAAFA is a Ki-Swahili word that means holocaust, and refers to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Through drama, song, rhythm, and dance, The MAAFA Suite tells a story of Africans confronted with the arrival of white slavers, the voyage of Africans to America, and the complex circumstances under which enslaved Africans were oppressed. Now in its tenth season, the production inspires and uplifts as it reminds us of the resiliency of the human spirit. The production is presented by St. Paul’s Community Baptist Church in East New York, Brooklyn.


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Fri, September 21, 2018
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Reparations Committee