2017 Juneteenth Celebrations Planned Across North Carolina

May 10, 2017

Across the state, Juneteenth commemorative events are being planned. Community gatherings include music, speakers, vendors, food, and family activities. Juneteenth, a combination of June and nineteenth, commemorates June 19, 1865, when news of the abolition […]

Juneteenth Celebration in Bunn NC on June 18

June 11, 2016

Franklin County Arts Council Sponsors Juneteenth Celebration Contributed by Donna Campbell Smith, FCAC Franklin County Arts Council is hosting a free Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2016, 1-4pm, at BROAD community center, 583 Bunn Elementary School Road, […]

Jagged Edge to headline Juneteenth

May 2, 2016

Superior Court Judge Milton F. “Toby” Fitch, Jr. to Serve as Keynote Speaker Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount The R&B group, Jagged Edge, will headline the city’s Juneteenth Community Empowerment Festival. Known for […]

Rocky Mount Plans Mobile Juneteenth Announcement

April 21, 2016

City to Reveal Juneteenth Headliner and Keynote Speaker Via Mobile Marketing Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman The City of Rocky Mount and the Juneteenth Planning Committee are gearing up for the annual Juneteenth Community Empowerment Celebration. Scheduled […]