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International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

On 25 March, the International Day of Remembrance 5of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, Barbara Spears SNJM sat in the cold and rain on a dark day to participate in the dedication of a new permanent UN memorial, “The Ark of Return.” This striking sculpture of a slave ship was commissioned for the UN grounds thanks to contributions from over 100 UN countries, and many organizations and individuals around the world.