7th Annual Juneteenth Emancipation Observance

  • When: Monday, June 19, 2017, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Grounds of the Museum, NCAAA, 300 Walnut Avenue, Roxbury
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit2: All ages
  • Categories: Community , Family, Museum event

A festive opportunity to reflect on the obligations of freedom, our programs features reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, Gen. George Granger's General Order #3, 13th Amendment to the US Constitution and a short address by Karmala Sherwood, Executive Director, Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, as well as music and spoken word presentations. The program is presented by the Boston Juneteenth Committee and the National Center of Afro-American Artists.