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Juneteenth Celebration

Female saxophone player performing jazz music in a venue with colorful lights.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Price: Free

Clement's Place

15 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
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Organizer:
Department of Africana Studies

Event Description

Celebrate Juneteenth with the Get Free Collective, featuring Naomi Extra and Jerome Jennings.

Enjoy an evening of live jazz and poetry, participate in an open mic session, and meet special guests.

Indulge in delicious food, access valuable resources, and soak in the good vibes.

Discover the dynamic blend of jazz, hip hop, and creative music by a diverse group of artists committed to social justice and artistic expression.

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.

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