New Jersey Map

A Passion for Justice Documentary

Vintage film projector playing for New Jersey film festival screening.

Monday, June 17, 2024

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library - Lacey Branch

10 E Lacey Road
Forked River, NJ 08731
directions

Organizer:
Ocean County Library

Event Description

Discover the incredible life of Ida B. Wells in "Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice." 

This 54-minute documentary unveils the journey of the pioneering African American journalist, activist, and early civil rights hero during the challenging post-Reconstruction period. 

This insightful film is a compelling tribute to a formidable figure in American history. 

Registration is recommended.

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19th each year to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is celebrated with various community events throughout New Jersey, including business expos festivities honoring African-American culture and history. NJ legislation declares the third Friday in June as a paid state holiday, while a federal proclamation deems June 19 as a federal holiday.

Event Tags

Discover more New Jersey events:

Credits Content Contributors

Contributors

  • Darren Newell Lead Writer
  • Louie Tendero Calendar Logistics
  • Sheilla Andal Image Processing
  • Joe Campbell Calendar Supervision & Coding

Special thanks to all who contributed to the content on this page.