Presenting Partner

Thank you for your support!!!

Preserving Our Heritage and  Moving it Forward

THANK YOU for your support - Dix Park, presenting sponsor; WRAL 5, media sponsor; Red Hat, silver sponsor, and the African American Heritage Commission, silver sponsor and our partners NC Museum of Raleigh, Visit NC, St. Paul AME Church, the NC State Capitol, and Preservation NC







Rev. Robert L Hodges - Ex officio Member

Rep. Abe Jones - Ex officio Member

Sarah A. Moses - Chair & Event Organizer

Anita Pearson - Vice Chair

Earl Ijames

Andre Nabors

Jonathan Olu-Taylor

Joyce Jarrett

Charles Wright

​Troy McNish

Henry Counts

Wake County Genealogy Society


​Zachary Hall

The Red Hat Charitable Giving Fund

of Triangle Community Foundation

​​​​​​​​​​​Outline of Events

North Carolina Museum of History

5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Wednesday, June 14th - 7 pm - Join Museum of History staff Regan and Ijames for this special Juneteenth edition of

the Community Class Series: North Carolina Revolutionaries and Freedom Seekers, as well as the launch of

the Capital City’s 2022 Juneteenth Celebration. This is a free online program. 
Thursday, June 16th - NC Museum of History – 6 pm -8:30 pm - Daniels Auditorium - Museum After Dark:
My name is Pauli Murray Film Screening - This is a free program; however, please

Friday, June 17th
- NC Museum of History – 1pm – 4 pm - Drop in at the NC Museum of History for an afternoon of activities.

Meet members of the US Colored Light Artillery Civil War reenactors as they reveal the legacy of the courageous soldiers

in the struggle for freedom and citizenship during the American Civil War. Visit museum exhibits,

and watch Neal Thomas make split-oak baskets, like those used by families at early Juneteenth celebrations. 

Friday, June 17th - NC Museum of History – Daniels Auditorium -7 pm – 9 pm – Free admission 

PBSNC is proud to present a new documentary film George Henry White: Searching for Freedom.

The 30-minute documentary film will be screened in Daniels Auditorium.

 ​Saturday, June 18th
The NC State Capitol

1 E. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27699

Saturday, June 18th - The State Capitol – 10 am – 1 pm -

In commemoration of Juneteenth, the NC State Capitol will host Juneteenth themed tours

at 10am and 11am. These tours will focus on the stories of the enslaved African Americans

whose skill and labor constructed and maintained the Capitol. The tours are free,

but we do ask that tour participants register in advance.

From 10-1, representatives from the State Archives of North Carolina will be available to speak with visitors

about African American genealogical resources available through the Archives. While visiting, also feel free

to check out “Freedom Stories” a Juneteenth exhibit, which features the names and stories of individuals

who constructed and maintained the Capitol during slavery and whose stories also include Emancipation. 
For more information on Juneteenth, including how the holiday is being marked

at sites across the state, visit

Saturday, June 18th

Harvey Hill - 693 Palmer Dr., Raleigh, NC and

All Faiths Chapel - 1030 Richardson Dr., Raleigh, NC @
Dorothea Dix Park, Presenting Partner

Transportation available to the Harvey Hill field from

parking lots @ 1030 Richardson Dr. & 801 Biggs Dr.
1 p m - 6 pm
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an afternoon of musical entertainment,

vendors, guest speakers, children's activities, exhibits, and more. This is a free and

family event. Although not required, registering for this event help with planning for

attendees and it enables you to be contacted if the event is rescheduled due to inclement weather.

To register, go to Eventbrite 

Limited transportation (from the parking lots at

801 Biggs Dr. and 1030 Richardson Dr.) will be available during the event.

COVID-19 Safety Reminder - Please stay home if you are sick.

Visit Raleigh Parks COVID-19 page for the latest information and guidance. ​

Performers & Guest Speakers
12:55 pm - Jonathan Olu-Taylor- Djembe Drummer

1:00 - Prayer and Opening Remarks
 Prayer - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Pastor - St. Paul AME Church

United States Colored Troops Reenactors - 
Sponsored by the NC African American Heritage Commission
Janet Cowell, President & CEO - Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy
Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin

1:20 pm - Ms. Mary D. Williams (Negro Spirituals)

1:50 pm - Guest Speakers
The Occasion - Earl Ijames & Rep. Abe Jones

Ernest Dollar, Director- City of Raleigh Museum

Gerald Givens, Jr., President Raleigh-Apex - NAACP

Mr. James Sills - President, M&F Bank 

2:10 pm - JaShaun Peele & Friends (R & B Band)

2:40 pm - Guest Speakers

The Dr. E.  B. Palmer Award - Sponsored by Red Hat

Finding Your Roots - Carla Stancil & Wanda Cox-Bailey -Wake Co. Gen. Society &

The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society

We Built This - Myrick Howard, President - Preservation NC

3:00 pm - Constance Prince & the Project (Blues Band)

3:30 pm - Guest Speakers

Representatives for the Ned Hunter Family Reunion

3:45 pm - Violinist - United Strings of Color and the Spoken Word

4:30 pm - Guest Speakers

Divine 9 - Panhellenic Council

4:50 pm - The Mac Mclaughlin Group (Jazz Band)

Children's Storybook Readings

@ Children's Activity Zone - Cranmer Dr.

1:30 pm - All Different Now by Angela Johnson​

2:00 pm - Mae Amont the Stars by Roda Ahmed

2:45 pm - Opal Lee and What It Means to be Free

by Alice Faye Duncan

3:30 pm - Juneteenth for Mazie

All Faiths Chapel - Displays & Youth African Dance Groups

1030 Richardson Dr. Raleigh, NC 27603

African-American Scientists & Inventors Exhibit

We Built This - Exhibit of African American Architects & Builders

African American Quilt Circle of Durham

2:00 pm - Barwell Road Park African Dancers

2:30 pm - Lake Lynn Park Lyrical Dance Group

​3:00 pm - Ralph Campbell Cheerleading

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm - Closing

​This is a free, family-oriented event.
Although not required, registering for the event will enable us to

contact you in the event of changes due to inclement weather

Please obey all CDC recommendations for COVID-19 while attending this event

Sunday, June 19th

Historic St. Paul AME Church, Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Pastor

(the site for the Freedmen's Convention held in 1865 & 1866)
402 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC

10:00 am Worship Service at Historic St. Paul AME Church

In-person service and live stream @