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Juneteenth: Emancipation and Celebration

June 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Fragments of Freedom Theatre Productions presents “Juneteenth: Emancipation and Celebration through Spoken Word Theatre and Music,” featuring the talents of spoken word artists
and award-winning soul/R&B artist K’bana Blaq. Written and directed by Hampton playwright, Marie St. Clair, this moving and memorable experience will illuminate the origins and meaning of
Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, the last of the enslaved in Texas were told that slavery had been abolished and that they were now free.