On October 17, 2009, the National Black United Front - Houston Chapter hosts it's Annual Sankofa; Caravan to the Ancestors on the beach in Galveston Texas off 29th and Sea Wall Boulevard. The Ceremony on the beach begins at 9:00 AM. A luncheon at Old Central Community Center will take place after the beach ceremonies are concluded.
Here is the full three day schedule of events.
Thursday - October 15
The Drum and the Chant: Roots of Hip-HoPoetry
University of Houston Agnes Arnold AH Auditorium 1 Cullen Entrance
Friday - October 16
Screening of the move "Sankofa"
Shape Community Center 3903 Almeda
Saturday- October 17
6:00am - Arrive at NBUF headquarters 2428 Southmore, Houston, Texas
7:00am - Bus departs Houston for Galveston
9:00am - Ceremony Begins on the Beach at 29th St. & Seawall Blvd. Galveston, Texas -
12-12:30pm Ritual ends and attendees depart the beach for the luncheon at Old Central Community Center 2627 Ave M, Galveston, TX 77550
3:30 – 4:00 pm – Bus departs returning to Houston
For more information visit: www.sankofacaravan.com