Date(s) & Time(s)::
February 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Location: UNC Charlotte Main Campus Student Activity Center Salons B, C, D
The “Salaga” traveling exhibit explores the long arduous journey of enslaved and rebellious Africans along the slave routes to the coastal areas. Through panel photos, artifacts, photo catalogues, replicas and music, the exhibit will examine the significance of the slave route history, landmarks and artifacts that represent 400 years of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.Return to event list.
This program serves to develop positive attitudes through dialogue which promote understanding and tolerance as well as a commitment to combat racism and all forms of oppression and discrimination. It intends to promote tolerance and a culture of peace and healing among various communities, in particular with respect to racism in the world and hatred between communities. Last, it aims to raise issues such as human rights, importance of values such as freedom, equality, dignity and justice as well as their effective applications; and to encourage new forms of learning history through the use of primary sources, the arts and interactive lessons.
This event is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC! This exhibit will be installed on February 16th, 2013 with an opening cultural ceremony presentation at 10am.
10am Opening Ceremony/Presentation
10:30 am – 2 pm Public Viewing of the Exhibit [Self-guided tour]
2pm Curator Presentation, Q & A
2:45 pm Think Tank Community Discussion Panel
4pm Closing Drum Circle [Salon E]- Feel free to bring your own drum!!