In celebration of Juneteenth, the 50th anniversary of hip-hop, and Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design, join us for a night of dance and film. 6–8 pm: Brian Dawson DJ Set and Hip-Hop Dance Party 8:30 pm: Screening of Do the Right Thing (1989). Directed by Spike Lee, drama/comedy, 120 min., R This event is presented in […]

Celebrating African American History and Culture at the Pope House on Juneteenth Weekend (6/18-6/19) MORE DETAILS HERE Join the City of Raleigh Museum at our annual Juneteenth festivities, hosted at the Pope House Museum (located on 511 S. Wilmington St.) Juneteenth is a national holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. […]

Celebrated annually, Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, that all previously enslaved Black people in the state were free. Although slaves had been formally freed almost two and a half years prior and the American Civil War had come to an end earlier in the year, […]

A coalition of local organizations invites the community to be a part of the second annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration. The event will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516. Attendees can expect live performances by local Black artists, a […]

Celebrate FREEDOM!!!  Don’t miss the Raleigh Juneteenth Festival!