Travel Log & Essays

Travel Log & Essays

If you can't be free, be a mystery. - Rita Dove, 'Canary' *Links to the Pilgrimage's companion Wordpress blog site.

Learn about the pilgrimage.

Learn about the pilgrimage.

Standing in truth’s place At the interface of land and water Untold stories rattle spirits Remembrance revives souls A foot poised above ancestral footsteps Makes present moment awareness surreal and transcendent - from Truth's Place, in-progress travel memoir by Kim-Marie

Did you know?

Did you know?

Today’s forty-eight million Black Americans are descended from only 450,000 Middle Passage survivors--less than four percent of the 10.7 million survivors. And “...as late as 1820, nearly four Africans had crossed the Atlantic for every European, and, given the differences in the sex ratios between European and African migrant streams, about four out of every five females that traversed the Atlantic were from Africa."

Join the global pursuit.

Join the global pursuit.

Preserve the history and remembrance of the extraordinary multiethnic, multilingual, and multicultural African souls who, during the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, survived physical, spiritual, and mental trauma due to: • Their initial capture on African soil • Their forced exodus and shipping across the Middle Passage on slave trade ships • Their importation to the shores of South America, the Caribbean, and North America.

Sojourner Kim-Marie Walker

Sojourner Kim-Marie Walker

Learn more about Kim-Marie. Contact for speaking engagements.

Resources

Resources

Kim-Marie at Jamestown, VA Natl Park, standing at a marker erected jointly with the Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project, Inc.

Ancestral Offering

Ancestral Offering

Carrying flowers, fruit, and gratitude to the Atlantic Ocean at the 19th annual Remembrance Ceremony at Sullivan's Island, South Carolina (2016)

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© 2016 KM Walker dba Onyx Communications  All rights reserved.

African Masks Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum Collections.

All others © Private Collection of KM Walker.2016

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