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Juneteenth Family Celebration

June 16, 2018, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
at 6300 Block of Germantown Avenue

Celebrate the anniversary of Juneteenth, the passage and ratification of the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution that commemorates the end of slavery. Features all day family oriented activities; panel discussion examining a pressing community social issue, historical reenactments, food and drink marketplace, performance arts, exhibits, vendor marketplace, information resource tables, and guided historic tours. Panel dicussion focusing on human trafficking. 12 PM -  8 PM FREE!

Some of the events happening:

  • Community Resource Information - Cultural & Historical Marketplace
  • "African" Children's Village
  • "Germantown Mennonites & The Anti-Slavery Movement" @ Germantown Mennonite Historic Trust
  • LIBERTY TO GO SEE - A dramatic play about Cliveden that explores the lives of 3 generations of the Chew Family and their indentured and enslaved servants. Purchase tickets $15 at: http://www.cliveden.org
  • Philadelphia's Human Trafficing Crisis - panel discussion
  • THEATRE: SOJOURNER TRUTH: FORGOTTEN ROOTS
  • THEATRE: BILALI MUHAMMAD-ALMAMY OF SAPELO ISLAND GEORGIA
  • Music
  • Food
  • More!

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