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Juneteenth Boston: Black Joy

Sat June 19 @ 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

Details

Date:
Sat June 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Venue

Copley Square
Boylston St and Dartmouth St
Boston,MA02115

Organizer

New Democracy Coalition
Phone:
(617) 506-9028
View Organizer Website