Welcome to ADACI

African Diaspora Ancestral Commemoration Institute

WE, THE SURVIVORS OF THE AFRICAN HOLOCAUST – THE MAAFA--,STAND FIRMLY ON THE SHOULDERS OF OUR ANCESTORS.

As African descended people, we are the survivors of the Maafa which continues to this day. We affirm and commit that preserving the legacy of the Ancestors defines our reality as well as our destiny.

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Yes We Can Breathe!!!

Re-Energizing Purpose Thru the Power of the Ancestors

June 12, 2021

11:30am – 2:30pm

Virtual Program
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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmcgYMEk0DnPLRRLOsu15Ww

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WE MUST: RE-MEMBER, RE-SPECT, RE-EDUCATE, RE-EXAMINE,
RE-DEEM, RE-AFFIRM, RE-BUILD, RE-PATRIATE, RE-CLAIM,
RE-DEDICATE, RE-THINK, RE-UNITE, REJOICE!

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ADACI’s altars are artistic as well as spiritual creations.  The items placed on ADACI created altars are symbolic of key aspects of the African descended community and its experience and appropriate to the occasion.

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Ceremonies performed using altars can be transformative in that they help give meaning to our daily lives by bringing us back to the Divinity within ourselves and reminding us of our connection to each other and the Divine Creator.

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In the African tradition, the altar is a physical area where we venerate the ancestors and which serves as a focal point to express feelings and emotions within a sacred space.
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Explore an ADACI Annual Maafa Commemoration

ADACI also collaborates with other organizations which share similar goals regarding matters involving cultural heritage preservation in Africa as well as throughout the diaspora.

ADACI creates innovative programs using the arts and education as powerful tools for transformation and spiritual development.

Meet ADACI Principal Advisors ​

Principal Advisor renowned historian – Dr. John Henrik Clarke (Ancestor); Chief Curator of Goree Island – Boubacar Joseph Ndiaye (Ancestor);and filmmaker – Prof. Haile Gerima.