Photographs from the annual Maafa ceremony, which commemorates those Africans who experienced the transatlantic journey aboard the slave ships. Congo Square, New Orleans, 2018.
Saidiya Hartman, Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery and Self-Making in Nineteenth Century America (1997)
Nina Simone, “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free” (Montreux, 1976)
Sylvia Wynter, “The Ceremony Must Be Found: After Humanism” (1984)
Rashauna Johnson, Slavery's Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions (2017)