Somerset County Democratic Black Caucus Juneteenth Celebration

The celebration commemorates the richness of Black culture will highlight Mr Rashad Wright former Poet Laureate from Jersey City, musical selections and dance by The Williams Group and Friends of Somerset County and vendors.

Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter Co-Sponsor of Reparations Bill in the State of NJ, The Honorable Shanel Robinson, Director of Somerset County Commissioners and Professor Bill Davis of Rutgers University and President and CEO of Babas Legacy will speak.

TAP here for flyer.

The Juneteenth holiday is an annual commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. Though the Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves was signed January 1, 1863, enslaved African Americans in Galveston Bay, Texas learned of their freedom from the Union Army, Juneteenth is the longest standing African American holiday observed in the United States The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Karen Thomas, Vice-Chair at thomas0619@gmail.com.

 

Sat, June 19
10:00 am — 2:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/19/2021 10:00am 06/19/2021 2:00pm America/New_York Somerset County Democratic Black Caucus Juneteenth Celebration

The celebration commemorates the richness of Black culture will highlight Mr Rashad Wright former Poet Laureate from Jersey City, musical selections and dance by The Williams Group and Friends of Somerset County and vendors.

Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter Co-Sponsor of Reparations Bill in the State of NJ, The Honorable Shanel Robinson, Director of Somerset County Commissioners and Professor ...

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873

475 Demott Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873

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