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New Mexico Statewide Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

Virtual Juneteeth Celebration in New Mexico

When

This event has already happened.
Jun 20, 2020
12:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Where

ONLINE-https://youtu.be/F01gVXL5Ecw
N/A
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Description

Join the State of New Mexico and City of Albuquerque for the first Statewide Virtual Juneteenth Celebration. In place of a physical Juneteenth for some communities, all are invited to enjoy a day of live music, spoken word, and dance to celebrate the end of formal slavery in America. This celebration started in 1865 in Galveston, Texas when the last confederate state was issued the Proclamation two and a have years after being issued. This event will draw community via-web-based streaming to hear from local talent that will inspire and empower the Black Community and the entire community. 

 

When: June 20th, 2020

Time: 12pm-8pm

Where: ONLINE. Join here!

 

Featured Guests Include:

·       Gospel and George Floyd Tribute by national recording artist Rosalind Jones, Kingdom Sounds,and the New Mexico Mass Choir

·       Pamelya Herndon on Census 2020

·       The Syndicate ABQ

·       Fredrick & Company  

·       Trey Vision

·       And More

 

Sponsors/ Partners:

City of Albuquerque (CABQ), CABQ Office of Equity & Inclusion, CABQ Cultural Services

New Mexico Office for African American Student Services

New Mexico Black History Organizing Committee 

Kirtland Addition Neighborhood Association

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church

NAACP - Albuquerque Branch

Albuquerque Public Schools

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 

African American Performing Arts Center

New Mexico Office of African American Affairs

Bernalillo County

African American Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce

Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy Bearce

Councilor Patrick Davis

God's House Church

Price

Free

Contact

Devont'e Watson
505-440-2616