ONE DC is excited to announce our Juneteenth in DC 2019 events celebrating Black liberation and justice! Juneteenth is an annual celebration to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved Black people in Texas on June 19, 1865. This is a time for us to reflect on our collective history of fighting for emancipation and equity, to celebrate and be joyful about our triumphs, and to recommit with passion and discipline to the current struggle for liberation.
Juneteenth Festival will feature live music, featured speakers, food vendors, community outreach boothes, and local artists, crafters, jewelery-makers, & clothiers!
- Learn the history of Juneteenth & why we continue to celebrate today
- Community performances by the ONE DC Black Workers Center Chorus. Additional performances to be announced
- Commemorative Juneteenth t-shirts & posters for sale
- Pop-up shop with local jewelery-makers, artists, clothing companies, crafters & more
- Community partner tabling - find out how to get involved organizing for justice in DC
- Food trucks & food vendors
We invite community partners, grassroots organizations, local businesses, artists & craftspeople, food vendors, and others to join us. Vendors will be able to table, do outreach to hundreds of local community members, and sell items.
Can't make it?
Visit juneteenthdc.org for a full listing of all our Juneteenth events!
2500 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
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