Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th Street, is hosting Juneteenth Virtual Family Day Celebration on Friday, June 19th, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Throughout the day, visit Levine Museum’s Facebook page for history, music, storytelling, poetry and a celebration of oral traditions.
Some of what you’ll experience:
- Pape Ndiaye – Bringing Juneteenth! to Charlotte
- Drums4Life – Storytelling through drumming
- Hannah Hasan – Storytelling through spoken word
- Dr. Willie Griffin – Historical presentation of Juneteenth!
Juneteenth marks the moment in 1865 that enslaved people received word of the abolishment of slavery at the close of the Civil War. President Abraham Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation, an executive order, on January 1st, 1863.
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