155th Juneteenth: Saeeda Wright, Arietta Ward, Noah Simpson, Thankusomuch, Norman Sylvester, and Mel BrownEventMovedOnline
Saturday, June 20, 2020 -
Juneteenth is a day that on June 19, 1865 the commemoration of its announcement of abolition slavery and emancipation of African American slaves. The event Juneteenth Oregon 2020 will be airing on Saturday, June 20 at 1pm from Jack London Revue. This community event will be free, produced by PDX Jazz. There will be featured live musical performances by Saeeda Wright, Arietta Ward, Noah Simpson, ThankUSoMuch, and more. Also appearing at the event will be Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty (City of Portland), DJ Blackjack, Norman Sylvester, Mel Brown, Black United Fund of Oregon, and Don’t Shoot PDX . “Juneteenth Oregon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to connect and strengthen communities and share knowledge of the history of Juneteenth.” Learn more about this community-empowered festival at www.juneteenthor.com. Click the link below to watch the live stream on Facebook.
Watch Live Stream