15th Annual NC Juneteenth Celebration
Durham 150 Grantee
Juneteenth Celebration in Durham is a festival that brings a multitude of organizations and citizens in the community together in an effort to foster connections that will empower and uplift the community.
JUNETEENTH SERVES SYMBOLICALLY AND IN REALITY AS A REFERENCE POINT FROM WHICH TO APPRECIATE THE PROGRESS AND CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY AFRICAN AMERICANS TO THIS SOCIETY AND MORE SPECIFICALLY, DURHAM NORTH CAROLINA.
IN APRIL 1865, TWO MONTHS BEFORE THE NEWS OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION REACHED TEXAS, UNION GENERAL SHERMAN AND CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHNSTON NEGOTIATED THE LARGEST SURRENDER AND THE END OF THE CIVIL WAR AT BENNETT PLACE IN DURHAM.
Juneteenth All White Kickoff Party | June 13th | 6-8 pm | American Underground
NC Juneteenth Celebration | 320 E Main St