Juneteenth 2021



Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-10-28
Format: 2021-10-28
Gospel Brunch - 06/19/2021
City Hall Park comes to life with the Lake Champlain Mass Choir and band on the BCA Patio. A hundred and fifty lucky people get a seat at a table in the center of the park to enjoy a delicious southern brunch by Frank Pace of Great Northern.
Contextualizing Juneteenth - 06/19/2021
Generations after the end of slavery in the United States, the complete promise of Juneteenth has yet to be fulfilled. Join four of Vermont’s Black leaders as they look back at 156 years since Emancipation, discuss the modern Black American...
Mark Hughes - Abolish Slavery in Vermont - 06/19/2021
Warning: The constitution of the State of Vermont has two exception clauses that permit slavery! The Black folks in Galveston were in the dark for two and a half years. Well, this language has been in the Vermont Constitution for 244 years! Come get...
The Young Writer’s Project Juneteenth Youth Poetry Contest - 06/19/2021
Readings from the winners of The Young Writer’s Project Juneteenth Youth Poetry Contest.
A2VT Performance - 06/19/2021
Representing Somalia, Tanzania and Burundi and currently living in Burlington, Vermont, A2VT synthesizes their native African musical and dance roots with Western pop and Hip Hop sensibilities. Their songs, performed in up to eight unique languages...
Vermont State House Special Event: Juneteenth - Living Liberation - 06/19/2021
Juneteenth: Living Liberation at the Statehouse. Recorded June 19, 2021.
Essex Highlights - 06/19/2021
Essex hosted its first-ever Juneteenth Celebration in 2021. We've compiled several highlights into a 3-minute video.
About Juneteenth with Tyeastia Green - 06/19/2021
Tyeastia Green, Burlington's Director of Racial Equity Inclusion and Belonging, tells the story of Juneteenth and the inaugural celebration in Burlington in the summer of 2021.