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Presenting Partners:

Presenting Sponsor:

Preserving Our Heritage and  Moving it Forward

Thank you for your support!!!

CAPITAL CITY JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION

COMMITTEE MEMBERS


Rev. Robert L Hodges

Sarah A. Moses

Earl Ijames

Andre Nabors

Jonathan Olu-Taylor

Anita Pearson

Joyce Jarrett

Charles Wright

Ms. La Von De Driver

​Terry Tuff


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THANK YOU SPONSORS, PARTNERS, GUEST SPEAKERS, PERFORMERS, ATTENDEES, & VIEWERS FOR MAKING THE INAUGURAL CAPITAL CITY JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION A SUCCESS!!! . .

Media Partner:

The Inaugural

Capital City Juneteenth Celebration

2021


​​​Outline of Events

​Wednesday, June 16th 

North Carolina Museum of History 

Juneteenth: A Story of Freedom

Via  Zoom at 7 pm  

 

​​This is an online program. Please enter your email address

correctly when registering. An email containing the Zoom link will be sent

to all registrants an hour and a half before the program begins.

 
Thursday, June 17th

The North Carolina Central University James E. Shepard Memorial Library

Presents Juneteenth: Looking Back While Moving Forward

A Virtual Event @ 2 pm

The virtual event will include special presentations about the history of Juneteenth

along with a panel discussion regarding criminal justice reform, economic wealth,

African American women leadership, and the role of the black church in the

African American community.

Friday, June 18th

North Carolina Museum of History

5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Visit with the US Colored Troops

1 pm - 4 pm

Saturday, June 19th
Grounds of The State Capitol

1 E. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27699

​9 am - 12 noon

Create a colorful visual celebration of the legacy of Juneteenth
Join in by coloring chalk artist drawings of the Juneteenth flag

and line portraits of formerly enslaved individuals whose lives intersected

with the Capitol and write the names of Raleigh freedmen and freedwomen

Harvey Hill at

Dorothea Dix Park,presenting sponsor

691 Palmer Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603

1 p m - 5 pm

Bring your low beach chairs and blankets for an
afternoon of musical entertainment, food, and guest speakers

or

Watch livestream @ www.facebook.com/Juneteenthraleigh

or www.facebook.com/showmybusinessnow/


Performers & Guest Speakers

12:55 - Jonathan Olu-Taylor- Djembe Drummer

1:00 - Prayer and Opening Remarks

 Rev. James White

Dorothea Dix Park Representative

Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin

Rep. Abe Jones


1:15 pm -United Strings of Color


2:00 - Guest Speakers

The Occasion - Earl I James & The United States Colored Troops

The Emancipation - Ernest Dollar, City of Raleigh Museum


2:15 pm - We Dance Theatre Project - "Bid 'em Up"


2:30 - Guest Speakers

Dr. Paulette Dillard, President of Shaw University

Dr. Brian Ralph, President of William Peace University

Dr. Josiah Sampson, III, Provost & VP of St. Augustine's University


2:45 pm - Terry Minor, EWI Player and Saxophonist


3:15 - Guest Speakers

Representatives for the Ned Hunter Family Reunion


3:30 pm - Constance Prince and the Project Band


4:00 - Guest Speakers

Dr. Valerie Johnson & Angie Thorpe, African American Heritage Commission

Dr. E. B. Palmer Award for Excellence in History -Earl Ijames, Museum of History

 
4:15 pm - Lyric Rock, Pop, and Funk Band


This is a free event

While not required, registering for tickets helps

us plan for how many people to expect and we can contact you

in the case of changes to the event due to inclement weather.

Questions about tickets for this event?

Contact events@dixpark.org or 919-996-6688.


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


Sunday, June 20th

 Historic St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church
Virtual worship service, only

Watch live stream @  stpaulamechurchraleighnc.org 

www.facebook.com/stpaulamearaleigh/

8 am & 11 am
Keynote Speaker: Rev. Mycal X. Brickhouse
Pastor of Cary First Christian Church, Cary NC
Guest Choir: St. Augustine’s University
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