Tuesday, June 15, 2021 (2)

Jun 15, 2021
June 9, 2021
  • 26th Annual AfroSolo Arts Festival - Black Voices: Our Stories, Our Lives. A Juneteenth Celebration

  • Jun 9, 2021 to Jun 20, 2021
  • Location: Streamed Online
  • Description:

    The award-winning AfroSolo Arts Festival presents its 26th Annual Season of Black Voices: Our Stories, Our Lives in a two program format. Program One: June 9-13 and Program Two: June 17-June 20, 2021. Created and  produced by Thomas Robert Simpson, the Festival's mission is to nurture, promote, and present facets of the African American experience through solo performances and the visual arts.

    Program One features the journeys of four formerly incarcerated Black men on their road to recovery and their return to society. Program Two features AfroSolo's founder, Thomas Robert Simpson, as he recounts how his father overcame many struggles as a Black man raising a family in the Jim Crow South.

    This year's Festival takes place On-Demand via AfroSolo's YouTube Channel (programs to be posted in June). To make the performances available to a wide audience, the online event is free of charge. No RSVPs are required.

    AfroSolo Arts Festival
    Program One: June 9-13
    Black Men: Embracing Our Light
    In Coll
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June 15, 2021
  • Juneteenth and the Premise of a Promise: Dr. Rodney Coates, Miami University

  • Jun 15, 2021 from 3:15pm to 4:00pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:
    • Juneteenth 2021, Dr. Rodney Coates will provide a lecture about this important day in American history. The lecture will be pre-recorded and released on Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 2 p.m. This lecture will be free and available to the general public. Directly following this lecture, Dr. Coates has agreed to host a Q&A session for the Miami Community from 3:15 - 4:00 p.m. (EST). Additional information will be forthcoming. Register here. 

    n one day we shall celebrate yet another Juneteenth here in America.  A celebration of what many consider the final end of slavery to blacks in this country.  A celebration that marks the end of slavery, some 2 and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation as federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865.  But as with all historical events, this one is filled with ironies and paradoxes, hopes dashed and dreams unfulfilled.  This event to many represents the duplicity of power, the cruelty of complacency, and the willingness of m

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