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Posted on: June 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Juneteenth Celebration - A Virtual Experience


Join us for the Juneteenth Celebration Virtual Experience. A 5-part web series that will celebrate art, history, education, and commerce for Juneteenth through a virtual lens. This celebration will feature some of the best local and world-renowned talents. You will also experience cultural performances, inspirational praise dancing, powerful spoken word, and a phenomenal musical performance by The Inspiration Band. Click here to register for this free virtual experience on Eventbrite.

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Join our 5-part web series.

Monday, June 15 - 7pm-8pm
Musical Performance by Amanda Sargent
History of Juneteenth by Donald Payton
African American Liberation Ceremony by Alejandro Perez Jr.
Praise Dance by Regina Tucker

Tuesday, June 16 - 7pm-8pm
Art Expressions
The History of African Dance by Michelle Gipson
African dance performance by Michelle Gipson
Spoken Word by Alejandro Perez Jr.
Musical performance by Amanda Sargent

Wednesday, June 17 - 7pm-8pm
Children’s Talent Showcase
Spoken Word by Steven Swanson
Dance performance by Keren Lee
Spoken Word by Saniyah McGrew
Musical Performance by 9903

Thursday, June 18 - 7pm-8pm
Reflection of Style, Fashion, Rhythm & Blues, African Artifacts
African Art Showcase and It’s importance to the Cultural History - Pan Africa Connection
Musical Performance by Ramona White
Virtual Fashion Show

Friday, June 19 - 7pm-8pm
Welcoming by DeSoto Mayor, Curtistene McCowan and City Manager, Brandon Wright
Musical performance by Amanda Sargent
Juneteenth Spoken Word and Drums by Toni Simmons and Oba King
Musical Performance by The Inspiration Band

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