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Date

Jun 19 2024
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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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In-Person

Juneteenth Music Celebration!

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19th, marks a pivotal moment in American history, especially for the Black community. It commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. The spirituality of Juneteenth is deeply intertwined with themes of liberation, resilience, and the pursuit of freedom—both physical and spiritual.

At its core, Juneteenth reflects the profound spiritual journey of a people who endured centuries of oppression, yet maintained their cultural and spiritual identities. The day carries a spiritual weight that goes beyond mere historical significance; it embodies the collective consciousness of a community striving for justice and equality.

Spirituality on Juneteenth is often expressed through rituals, ceremonies, and gatherings that honor ancestors and celebrate the progress made toward true freedom. These rituals may include prayers, songs, and readings that reflect on the struggles of the past and the hope for a better future. The act of coming together as a community to commemorate Juneteenth fosters a sense of unity and solidarity rooted in shared experiences and aspirations.

Join us on June 19th to celebrate the spirituality of Juneteenth through spirituals and gospel music led by some of Harlem’s best and and leading choirs in a 2-hour concert at the Convent Avenue Baptist Church at 5:30pm – 7:30 pm.  Open to the public.

Harlem: RSVP Eventbrite

Visitors: RSVP https://harlemonestop.com/tours/ Gospel Wednesday