In 2019 the City of Hampton and our Nation will be commemorating the 400th anniversary of their arrival.
Global Slavery Remembrance Day, Inc., hereinafter referred to as GSRD, is a national nonprofit organization with a corporate office in Hampton who will be spearheading the monument campaign.
This grassroots movement is to raise funds for the commission and installation of a National Monument in Hampton. Beginning in 2010 GSRD will solicit proposals and designs for the National Monument from sculptors, artist, and other interested parties. To monument should be symbolic of the arrival of the first Africans, or their “Triumph Over Slavery”. The monument could be from any medium - bronze, stone, steel, etc. The commission shall be open to national
competition as per the attached guidelines.
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