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Juneteenth Boston: Black Joy

Sat June 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Juneteenth Boston

Nika Elugardo at JuneteenthJuneteenth is the celebration that the formerly enslaved had when finding out about emancipation. It was also a moment when they began thinking more deeply about social justice, civic dignity, and democracy.  It is a celebration of political freedom, a holiday that has profound reach across races and cultures.  Join us at Copley Square at noon and at Carson Beach at 3pm for food, music, culture, and information.

Speakers include:

Charles Yancey at Juneteenth


State Rep. Nika Elugardo

former City Councilor Charles Yancey

Spoken word by Mathematics at Juneteenthformer State Rep. Gloria Fox

Evandro Carvalho, executive director of the Boston Human Rights Commission

Spoken word: Mathematics

project director: Aja Jackson

Volunteers and event partners needed.   Contact: juneteenthbos@gmail.com


Partners for Juneteenth


Sat June 19, 2021
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Copley Square
Boylston St and Dartmouth St
Boston, MA 02115


New Democracy Coalition
(617) 506-9028
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