Monday, 26 August 2019 14:41

AZ examine country's brutal history on 400th anniversary of slavery in U.S.

People listen to speakers the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
 
 
People listen to speakers the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
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People line up for food at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
 
 
People line up for food at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
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Dr. Wanda Tucker listens to speakers at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America. She was recognized as a special descendant.
 
 
Dr. Wanda Tucker listens to speakers at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America. She was recognized as a special descendant.
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Lady Caress speaks to a crowd at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
 
 
Lady Caress speaks to a crowd at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
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People listen to speakers at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
 
 
People listen to speakers at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
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African nation flags are paraded at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
 
 
African nation flags are paraded at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
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People honor their ancestors at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
 
 
People honor their ancestors at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
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Rev. Warren Stewart Sr. speaks at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
 
Rev. Warren Stewart Sr. speaks at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix August 20, 2019. Arizona is commemorating the 400th anniversary that slaves were brought to North America.
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