THE WASHINGTON POST | As Juneteenth marks the end of slavery, lawmakers turn their focus to forced prison labor ♥ ★

As Juneteenth marks the end of slavery, lawmakers turn their focus to forced prison labor The Washington Post | June 1, 2021 Scholars have debated the intentions behind the 13th Amendment’s allowance of forced servitude for people convicted of crimes. But Michele Goodwin, a University of California at Irvine [Chancellor’s] law professor …. said the [...]

THE WASHINGTON POST | As Juneteenth marks the end of slavery, lawmakers turn their focus to forced prison labor ♥ ★2021-06-21T14:01:32-07:00

Make A Zine Celebration of Octavia E. Butler and Juneteenth ♥

Make A Zine Celebration of Octavia E. Butler and Juneteenth Date(s): Saturday, June 19, 2021 Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Location: Online - Central Library Audience: Teens Category: Arts, Crafts & Hobbies Series: LGBTQIA Pride Month, Labs Language: English RSVP: Register on Zoom Description: Join the Octavia Lab and Sabine Maxine in zine-making to celebrate yourselves and [...]

Make A Zine Celebration of Octavia E. Butler and Juneteenth ♥2021-06-18T12:24:12-07:00

Juneteenth Joy Virtual Celebration ♥ ★

Juneteenth Joy Virtual Celebration Date(s): Saturday, June 19, 2021 Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Location: Online - Central Library Audience: Teens Category: Music & Performances Series: Juneteenth Language: English RSVP: Please register in advance by visiting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Description: Juneteenth, also known as Freedom [...]

Juneteenth Joy Virtual Celebration ♥ ★2021-06-18T12:22:08-07:00

LA Youth Poet Laureate Commencement ★

Date(s): Saturday, June 19, 2021 Time: 2:00 pm Location: Online Audience: Teens Category: Music & Performances, Poetry Language: English Description: Poetry lovers of all ages, join us on YouTube as we host the next LA Youth Poet Laureate for 2021. "When day comes, we step out of the shade, aflame and unafraid. The new dawn blooms as we [...]

LA Youth Poet Laureate Commencement ★2021-06-18T12:18:43-07:00

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience ♥ ★

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience is part of a series of on-demand virtual programs hosted by the National Museum of African American History & Culture at: https://nmaahc.si.edu/events/juneteenth Juneteenth is a time to gather as a family, reflect on the past and look to the future. Discover ways to celebrate this African American cultural tradition of music, [...]

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience ♥ ★2021-06-18T12:28:56-07:00

2021 Celebrations of Legends Concert ♥ ★

Free on-demand viewing of the 2021 Celebrations of Legends Concert, honoring celebrities such as the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan, Lionel Ritchie, and Smokey Robinson, among others, hosted by the National Museum of African American Music at: https://nmaam.org/ A Celebration of Legends returns in 2021 as a benefit concert, with our class of [...]

2021 Celebrations of Legends Concert ♥ ★2021-06-18T12:39:08-07:00

Juneteenth: The Main Event ♥ ★

Fri, Jun 18 | Zoom: 975 3118 3840 Code: 768505 Juneteenth: The Main Event Dive deeper into Juneteenth with Keynote Dr. Charles Lee-Johnson. Live vocals by UCR’s very own Rochelle Settle, with spoken word and breakout discussions. Do not miss history in the making. Time & Location Jun 18, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Zoom: [...]

Juneteenth: The Main Event ♥ ★2021-06-18T12:14:12-07:00

Juneteenth Freedom Festival ♥ ★

Juneteenth Freedom Festival by the Juneteenth Foundation includes a mix of virtual and live events, including celebrities, members of Congress, and community leaders in the nation’s capital, and a Juneteenth Freedom Concert. Register for information and free virtual events at: https://thejuneteenthfoundation.com/freedomfest/ Join Us for the Freedom Festival For many years, Juneteenth has been under-recognized and [...]

Juneteenth Freedom Festival ♥ ★2021-06-18T12:32:26-07:00

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Why Juneteenth Matters in 2020 ♥★✚

Dear campus community, Today the campus observes the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth or National Freedom Day. It refers to the date when enslaved Black men, women and children in the state of Texas collectively marked their emancipation at the end of the Civil War. Since then, Juneteenth not only commemorates the ending of chattel slavery [...]

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Why Juneteenth Matters in 2020 ♥★✚2020-07-23T12:58:15-07:00
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