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Doleman Black Heritage Museum Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration

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Doleman Black Heritage Museum Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration

June 19, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm

Friday, June 18 – 5 to 9:30 p.m.;
Saturday, June 19 – noon to 9:30 p.m.;
Believer’s Unity Walk at 9 a.m.

The two-day event celebrates the historical significance of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in ending slavery and promotes unity through cultural inclusion and nonprofit resource outreach in the community.

Saturday:
9 a.m. Believers Unity Walk, begins at University Plaza Park; gathering starts at 8:30 am, opening prayer at 8:55 am.  Led by Minister Troy Gandy

The walk will start at University Plaza Park, head north on Jonathan Street, east on Bethel Street, then south on Potomac Street back to University Plaza.

Clergy and people of faith are wanted to participate in this walk!  This is to show our unity in faith on this important day.

Noon to 2 p.m., Music on the Plaza and History Through Character’s — Who Am I?;
2:30 to 4:30 p.m., DJ Gifted Son featuring Afro-Fusion Dance directed by Kulture Shock Movement, Anastasia Akuffo-Afful and general public line dancing;
5 to 6 p.m., DJ Troy Gandy with gospel sounds;
6:15 to 7 p.m., live music with Minister Mark Grimsley;
7:15 to 9:30 p.m. The African-American Experience through Song and Dance with vocalist Daisha Watson and dancer Desini Wilks.

 

Details

Date:
June 19, 2021
Time:
8:30 am - 9:30 pm

Venue

University Plaza
50 West Washington St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740 United States
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