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Historynotes ACL: MIDDLE PASSAGE MONUMENT PROJECT

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    FYI.,,. Since Barbea Asked for an Update,, Peace, REality Ausetkmt Live Patiently in the world; Know that those who hate you
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 31, 1999
      FYI.,,.

      Since Barbea Asked for an Update,,

      Peace,

      REality Ausetkmt
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      "Live Patiently in the world; Know that those who hate you
      are more numerous than those who Love You" {African Proverb}


      -----Original Message-----
      From: osun [mailto:osun@...]
      Sent: Saturday, July 31, 1999 11:26 AM
      Subject: Re: ACL: MIDDLE PASSAGE MONUMENT PROJECT


      Rev. Khandi Konte-Paasewe wrote:

      > -----------------------------------------------------------------
      > MIDDLE PASSAGE MONUMENT PROJECT
      > UPDATE JULY 30, 1999
      > http://www.middlepassage.org
      > -----------------------------------------------------------------
      > Visit the Web site at www.middlepassage.org for additional information
      >
      > US COAST GUARD MAKES EMERGENCY RESCUE OF SHIP TRANSPORTING
      > MIDDLE PASSAGE MONUMENT
      >
      > On Saturday, July 10, 1999, after several unsuccessful days of trying to
      > sail his vessel back to New York's harbor, Scott Chew, captain of the
      > Young America, the vessel retained by the Homeward Bound Foundation
      > (HBF) to transport the Middle Passage Monument to its ocean-floor resting
      > place, 427 kilometers off New York, radioed the Atlantic City, New Jersey
      > division of the U.S. Coast Guard to rescue him and 17 other adults aboard
      > the two-mast tall ship from the relentless grip of the Atlantic Ocean.
      > The Coast Guard responded immediately, dispatching a helicopter to
      evacuate
      > one woman, Shindana Cooper, a diabetic experiencing health-related
      > complications, and a cutter, which arrived at the site of the distressed
      > vessel (approximately 180 miles, off New Jersey) 20 hours later in order
      > to tow it in to the Coast Guard Station in Atlantic City.
      > FOR FULL STORY VISIT Visit
      > http://www.middlepassage.org/ritesofpassage.htm
      >
      > UNITED STATES TO RECEIVE FIRST ON-LAND MIDDLE PASSAGE MONUMENT
      >
      > In a Friday, July 16, 1999 statement, Homeward Bound Foundation
      > president Wayne James announced that the United States will receive the
      > first of the six on-land Middle passage Monuments scheduled to be erected
      > between the years 2000 and 2005 in the six regions of the world where the
      > transatlantic slave trade occurred, namely Africa, the Caribbean, Central
      > America, Europe, North America and South America. Plans are to unveil
      > the U.S. monument on July 3, 2000, exactly one year after the original
      > Middle Passage Monument was lowered onto the door of the Atlantic
      > Ocean, 427 kilometers off New York's harbor, facing Africa. The Story
      > FOR FULL STORY VISIT Visit
      > http://www.middlepassage.org/ritesofpassage.htm
      >
      >
      > visit the Khandi Pages
      > http://www.netset.com/~khandi
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