In this talk, Dr. Hodge (Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, CU Boulder) will critically rethink and reimagine the possibilities of freedom and what it means to love Blackness in a white supremacist and anti-Black society. Building on African American intellectual traditions, Dr. Hodge will re-envision the relationship between freedom and love in the struggle for liberation. Spanish interpretation, Closed Captioning in English and ASL interpretation will be available. Register at link in title.
The Executive Committee for African American Cultural Events (ECAACE) in partnership with the NAACP Boulder County Branch invite you to our Inaugural Boulder County Juneteenth Celebration. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is an important part of American history as it commemorated the official end of slavery on June 19, 1865. Join us for our Juneteenth presentation as we celebrate Freedom, acknowledge local community members in the fight for equity and justice, and pay special tribute to Ms. Opal Lee, “The 94 year old Grandmother of Juneteenth." To learn more about Ms. Opal Lee, please visit https://www.opalswalk2dc.com/
This historic street festival returns to the Five Points neighborhood, June 18-20, with live performances, art, vendors and fun for the entire family. Don’t miss the interactive and educational programming at acclaimed African American cultural institutions and landmarks.
Being Better Neighbors, the Town of Erie, and the Erie Chamber of Commerce are partnering together to provide a fun, community celebration for Juneteenth! This event will be held at Coal Creek Park from 2:00 - 9:00pm. Bands will be performing throughout the day.
Join panelists Dr. James C. Anyike, Anthony Conley, and James Webb, and moderator Tammy L. Cooper on Friday, June 11th for a Zoom conversation on the history of Juneteenth and why it is so important to celebrate and honor the holiday.
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) invites you to engage in your history, learn where you came from, and discover (or share) ways to celebrate this holiday. On this day we are bringing the Museum to you through presentations, stories, photographs, and recipes from the Sweet Home Café.
We hope you join us for a Juneteenth Celebration to:
- Listen to Lift Every Voice and Sing sung by renowned vocalist Rochelle Rice
- Discover how to trace your ancestors in a workshop presented by the Robert F. Smith Explore Your Family History Center
- Enjoy presentations about the history and significance of Juneteenth
- Hear a tale that celebrates the wisdom of the elders as told by acclaimed storyteller Diane Macklin
Trace the fall of slavery during the Civil War with this interactive online map of emancipation, drawn from events described in official military correspondence, newspapers, and wartime letters and diaries.
In honor of Juneteenth, Google Earth's Outreach project highlights African American history. Justin Reid, Director of African American programs, and Peter Hedlund, Director of Encyclopedia Virginia—both of the state humanities council Virginia Humanities—talk about documenting slave dwellings using Google Street View.