Juneteenth Gospel Concert- Thanking God for our freedom and SINGING ABOUT IT! I’ll be there; will you? It’s FREE! Juneteenth- also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas, and more generally the emancipation of enslaved African Americans throughout the former Confederate States of America. Its name is a portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth”, the date of its celebration. Juneteenth is recognized as a state holiday or special day of observance in forty-five states.
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Join us for a FREE family day celebration of Juneteenth! Wednesday, June 19 | 12-5 p.m. Levine Museum of the New South Free! Free! Free! The day will be filled with singing, dancing, arts & crafts, a drum circle and story time. Round up your family and meet us at Levine Museum to enjoy the rhythm & sounds, movements, visuals and stories of African American history. That’s Woman July 4th didn’t set me free Juneteenth is My Independence Day Not July 4th shirt. You will also have the opportunity to support and shop with local artisans on-site. As an added bonus – admission is FREE for all exhibits so make sure to visit.
Join us for The Central Florida Juneteenth Festival taking place June 22nd & 23rd at the Town of Eatonville Florida field (200 E. Kennedy Blvd Orlando, FL. FREE ENTRY TO THE PUBLIC. Live performances, skits, art exhibits, food vendors, business vendors and so much more including a proclamation from the Town of Eatonville declaring Juneteenth as an official holiday! Learn more about the day celebrated as an Independence Day for former slaves and a national celebration. We call them the FREEDOM STICKS. And every Juneteenth I repost this picture to remember what it took to get to this point. It isn’t perfect, but I’m definitely doing things my ancestors, couldn’t do without being persecuted or oppressed.