Harlem (March 16, 2019) - Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton called on his members, friends and guests to support a petition drive for a stone plaque at Brooklyn Bridge Park in commemoration of 400th anniversary of 1st enslaved Africans in English Colonies and resilience of African Americans.
Harlem, New York (March 18, 2019) - Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network (NAN) announced his support for a stone plaque to be mounted at Brooklyn Bridge Park at NAN's Saturday Rally.
The stone plaque will commemorate 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans arriving in United States, the resilience of African Americans, and there contributions to the United States.
"It took 5,000 miles/ twenty-one months on my fourth try to row from Africa to Brooklyn, so lets do another 5,000, but with an online petition drive, says Don Victor Mooney, President of HR 1242 Resilience Project, and first African American to row across any ocean.
"With your help we can reach this number at NAN Convention," added Don Victor Mooney.
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