Sankofa Kuumba Cultural Arts Consortium and Charter Oak Cultural Center presents its annual Juneteenth celebration, "From Emancipation to Incorporation." On June 19, 1865, news of the Emancipation Proclamation freeing the slaves finally arrived in Texas. Pres. Lincoln abolished slavery by executive order on Jan. 1, 1863. Juneteenth begins with a panel discussion and artistic performances from 5 to 6:30 p.m. There will be a pilgrimage to the Ancient Burying Group from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. The evening… Show more
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21 Charter Oak Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106