Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Sat, June 19: Juneteenth Celebration at 227 Abolitionist Place

"The Abolitionist Museum hosts an annual Juneteenth Celebration, recognizing the June 19th Emancipation Proclamation of 1863, which gave African-American slaves their freedom. The evening of celebration at this historic site, where abolitionists once lived and hid African-Americans, features ShawnĂ© Lee’s spiritual healing performance; Indoda Entsha, West African drumming group directed by E. Preston Riddick; and Michael Hooper of Roots Revisited. Great food, too!"

$10 (includes food). Purchase tickets at door.

Presented by Friends of 227 Abolitionist Place with support from BAC.

Contact: 227abolitionistplace.org

WHEN: Saturday, June 19, 8 pm–midnight (Rain date: June 20)
WHERE: 227 Duffield St. (Downtown Brooklyn)

Info: Brooklyn Arts Council

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