The Juneteenth Committee of Masjid Malcolm Shabazz is hosting the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration Parade and Street Fair on Saturday, June 18, in Harlem from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Festivities will start at 116th Street at Malcolm X Boulevard.
New York’s 13th Annual Juneteenth Celebration – From Friday June 17th to Sunday June 19th. Enjoy a weekend of events and activities dedicated to celebrating Juneteenth. Friday June 17th from 9am to 6pm – Summit Event. Location: Virtual Event, Saturday June 18th from 10am to 6pm – Festival Event. Location: Linden Park, Linden Blvd. &, Vermont St, Brooklyn, NY 11207, Sunday June 19th from 10am to 6pm – Concert. Location: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY. Register Here
Juneteenth Community Block Party – Sunday June 19th from 12pm to 5pm. Join Universe City and Grow Brownsville, CM Nurse, LDC of ENY and other sponsors for a block party celebrating Juneteenth on Glenmore Ave. between Van Sinderen Ave and Snediker Ave side of the IBZ.
Juneteenth “Take Back the Block” Block Party – Saturday, June 18th from 12pm to 5pm. East New York Community Land Trust is hosting a Juneteenth Block Party Enjoy free food (on first come, first serve basis), music selected by a DJ, performances, and activities for children and adults. Event will be located on Hinsdale Street between Blake Avenue and Dumont Avenue.
Hosted by Athenia Rodney Executive Director & Founder of Juneteenth NYC. 13 Annual Juneteenth Unity in the Black Family Unit in Brooklyn Friday June 17 – 19, 2022. Juneteenth Flag Raising June 18, 2022, at Linden Park also known as Gershwin Park check for the time.
On Sunday, June 19th, the December 12th Movement in Association with the Cooperative Culture Collective will hold a Juneteenth Celebration on Nostrand Avenue between Putnam Avenue and Frederick Douglass Square. Speakers will include Dr. Mary Louise Patterson on Health Care and Racism; Zayid Muhammad on Juneteenth, ManUp’s A.T. Mitchell on Stopping Gun Violence, Majid Gadsen on Reparations, Assemblywoman Stefani Zinnerman and other Elected officials. There will be live performances by the Kipp Amp Legacy Jazz Ensemble, Javier Gooden and Ron Magic Coleman, as well as offerings by local artists and artisans.
MoMA: In the Critical Fabulations gallery, artists use artifacts, archives and testimonies in works that respond to the legacy of colonialism and its hold in the present. The title of this gallery is borrowed from Saidiya Hartman, a cultural historian who has written about the afterlife of slavery. Responding to the limits of official archives, Hartman offers us “critical fabulation” – the use of storytelling and speculative narration as a means of redressing history’s omissions, particularly those in the lives of enslaved people. This gallery brings together recently made art that evokes Hartman’s method with a selection of early 20th-century photographs. Together they strive to tell what Hartman has described as “an impossible story.”
New York Historical Society Museum: Opened in February 2022, Our Composite Nation: Frederick Douglass’ America is a special installation that features artifacts, images and a theatrical design that brings Douglass’s compelling speech to life and explores his vision of freedom, citizenship and equal rights that remains urgently relevant today as a hopeful plea for America to live up to its founding ideals.
Brooklyn Museum: Visit the museum for a number of events on June 19. Participate in Kemetic breathwork, drawn from a form of yoga-inspired by ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, and meditation for liberation led by instructors Maya Eberhart and Steven Rousseau. Plus, enjoy poetry performances within the galleries, presented by the Breathing Space. Throughout the day, families can join family programming partners Cool Culture and Culture Connected for drop-in art-making, a reading corner, a sound bath with Rena Anakwe, book giveaways, and an Afrocentric dance workshop with Tiffany Barett, and more in the outdoor space behind the Museum. Conclude the afternoon, or get your night started, with Brown Sugar Bounce, a celebration of Blackness and soulful music in its purest form featuring music by ClassicNewWave. Throughout the performance, participate in community portraits by Brooklyn photography collective Souls in Focus.
Museum of the City of New York: On Juneteenth, the Museum will hold a seated, outdoor concert with a soulful acoustic performance by Martha Redbone Roots Project. The Museum will also continue to hold Soul of the City: Live @ MCNY, a new series of intimate concerts featuring a wide range of NYC artists, both upcoming and veteran, performing acoustic sets and sharing the personal stories behind their music.
New York Botanical Garden: Join the garden for its Juneteenth Weekend filled with educational opportunities including how crops in the African American Garden: Remembrance & Resilience—from cotton to sweetgrass—were used historically in everyday life.
NYC Slavery & Underground Railroad Tour: Listen to the stories of New Yorkers who put it all on the line and risked their lives to help slaves as they tried to escape. While on the tour, you’ll get to visit some of the historic stops on the Underground Railroad and hear testimonies from that era. Each tour is led by expert guides who do an amazing job of breaking down the sights that you are seeing and also feeding you information on New York City during the age of slavery.