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20 Day African-American Historical Tour throughout the South [5/2 003]

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  • A.J. Wright
    fyi...aj From: To: Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 10:50 AM Subject: Alabama Slavery 20 Day
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 30, 2002

      From: <tabianamoto@...>
      To: <Alabama_Slavery@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 10:50 AM
      Subject: Alabama Slavery 20 Day African-American Historical Tour throughout

      > May 12 - May 31, 2003
      > http://www.sojournsouth.com/
      > This Pilgrimage will go to 9 states and 30 cities and towns
      > including,
      > Memphis, Tennessee;
      > Jackson, Mississippi;
      > New Orleans, Louisiana;
      > Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia;
      > the eastern coasts of North Carolina and Maryland,
      > major cities in Alabama;
      > Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia;
      > major cities in South Carolina including Charleston,
      > Beaufort and the Gullah Geechee Sea Islands.
      > Paying Homage to our Ancestors.
      > Sojourn South is an extraordinary pilgrimage going Down South to pay
      > homage to the memory of those enslaved Africans upon whose backs
      > America's wealth was built.
      > The purpose of this pilgrimage is to educate people about the myriad
      > of multi-faceted contributions made by the enslaved Africans and
      > their descendants in America. Along the way, we will discover a very
      > rich culture that is very much inter-woven and ingrained throughout
      > the fibers of America.
      > As we traverse through the south, visiting 9 States and nearly 30
      > cities and towns, we will begin to understand how America has become
      > the economic giant that it is today.
      > This is a great tour for anyone interested in learning about the rich
      > cultural heritage and contributions made by African Americans and its
      > lasting imprint of Africanisms that continuously run throughout Down
      > South.

      A.J. Wright, MLS
      Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
      Director, Section on the History of Anesthesia

      Dept of Anesthesiology/Library
      School of Medicine
      University of Alabama at Birmingham
      619 19th Street South, JT965
      Birmingham AL 35249-6810

      205-975-5963 [fax]


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