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Africa to America: The Odyssey of Slavery

In August, Voice of America teamed up with Norfolk State University to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first Africans in North America with at a special town hall titled Africa to America: The Odyssey of Slavery. Academics, elected officials, foreign dignitaries, members of the NSU student body and VOA journalists were among the more than 300 attendees. This live televised town hall featured a panel discussion exploring the legacy of slavery and the impact it continues to have today in the U.S.

Take a look at some of the images from this special day and read more about the event here.

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