The Association for the Study of African LIfe and History (ASALH) kicked off the first of a year long commemoration of the “Forced migration of Africans to the Virginia Colony in 1619.” Panel members, Moderator, ASALH’s National President and Chair of the History Department at Harvard University Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham; Director of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Brent Leggs; Spencer Crew, professor of US History at George Mason University; ASALH 400th Commemorative Chair and professor at John Jay College Gloria Browne-Marshall and Senior Associate Dean and Research Professor of Law at George Washington Law School Roger A. Fairfax. (Photos by Rob Roberts)

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