Ashes to Ashes | 2016
- April 29 - 30, 2016
- Springfield, Massachusetts
- Awakening, Furneral, Homegoing
- Photography by Ben Moon
2016 marks the first year for the Ashes to Ashes homegoing celebration and living memorial for over 4,000 African Americans who were racially terrorized during the Jim Crow era after the Civil War and until this very day. Some endured lynching and other forms of brutalization and therefore, they never received a proper burial. These photos are only a glimpse of the events that took place at St John's Congregational Church, in Springfield, Massachusetts on April 29th and 30th 2016.