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Commemorating Juneteenth 2021

Join us for a Juneteenth weekend (Friday–Sunday, June 18–20, 2021) of music, family activities, films, and discussions to remember and commemorate the history and resilience of African Americans. Friday evening features a live, in-person outdoor concert with three-time Grammy-nominated performance ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock®. Saturday includes in-person family story time and activities with Liberation Station, a book discussion, and screenings of two critically acclaimed documentaries—Wilmington on Fire and Mr. SOUL! The weekend ends with a celebration of Black Music Month with DJ Thoro, live from the Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in Museum Park on Sunday. American Sign Language interpreters are available onsite for multiple events.
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