MCC Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg 10, Digital Express
Thursday, June 15, 2023
9:00 a.m. Yoga by Brit Jones
Wear comfortable clothes. Bring yoga mat if desired.
10:30 a.m. Urban Gardening, Plants & Gardening Practices of the African Diaspora by Clarice Dombeck, Urban Development Coordinator
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Food sales: Southern American Cuisine by Taste of Heaven Mobile Restaurant
Noon Vendors open Vendor list TBA
12:15 p.m. LECTURE: The History of Emancipation Celebrations
Angela Bates, Founder & Executive Director, Nicodemus Historical Society
1:30 p.m. DOCUMENTARY & DISCUSSION: Juneteenth 1865-2022: The Pursuit of Economic Equality
discussion led by Justin Wayne, Nebraska State Senator
3:00 p.m. LECTURE: Juneteenth, Freedom and Your Ancestors by Tony Burroughs, internationally renowned genealogist
4:30 p.m. DOCUMENTARY & DISCUSSION: Faith & Freedom, discussion leader Dr. Stan Rone, Senior Pastor, The Worship Center
6:30 p.m. Linda Breakfield, Michelle Troxclair, Ed Archibald Quartet; Spoken Word artists: Jonny Knogood, Todd Hunter and Shukura Huggins
Free Juneteenth t-shirts to first 25 attendees at conclusion of documentaries and lectures.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For additional Juneteenth research:
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