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BLACK HISTORY VIRTUAL TOUR

BLACK HISTORY VIRTUAL TOUR

To mark Black History Month, United Nations Visitors Services New York invites you to take a special Black History Tour, starting on Martin Luther King Jr Day, 18 January. Offered in an online format this year, the Black history-themed tour of the United Nations will provide you a unique look at how the lives of people of African descent have intertwined with the mission of the United Nations in fields such as peace and security and human rights, with a special emphasis on decolonization. 

You will learn about the Transatlantic Slave Trade (1500-1900), the victory over apartheid, and about the Ark of Return, a permanent memorial in honour of the victims of slavery, located on the United Nations Visitors Plaza.  Through the lens of the United Nations and its work, the tour is a source of inspiration for the fight against all forms of prejudice, racial discrimination and social injustice. 

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