A female parishioner of St. Paul Community Baptist Church prays in the Atlantic Ocean during a Maafa Commemoration in New York

 
A female parishioner of St. Paul Community Baptist Church prays in the Atlantic Ocean during a Maafa Commemoration in New York
A female parishioner of St. Paul Community Baptist Church prays in the Atlantic Ocean during a Maafa Commemoration in New York September 22, 2007. The Maafa Commemoration honors the millions of Africans lost in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and Middle Passage. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES)