Annual Juneteenth Celebration – June 18
Friday June 17th
Dwayne Kerr – Flute Performance
Keynote Speaker-A’Leila Bundles
As part of the celebration of the Juneteenth holiday, A’Lelia Ms. Bundles will be the Keynote Speaker at the Southampton African American Museum on Friday, June 17.
A’Lelia Bundles, is an award-winning journalist and author of the biography On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker, her great-great grandmother. A New York Times Notable book, it This nonfiction work was the inspiration for behind the four-part Netflix series Self-Made, Self –Made, starring Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer. Ms. Bundles will discuss her career and the research she has done on several generations of the extraordinary women in her family. I’m also excited to see that A’Lelia She is currently working on her a fifth book, The Joy Goddess of Harlem: A’Lelia Walker and the Harlem Renaissance, about her great-grandmother, whose parties, arts patronage and travels helped define the Harlem Renaissance an era.
Saturday June 18th
HALO Performance and A Group Presentation “Race and Real Talk”
BBQ Vendor Caterers – “Heart and Soul”
Pre-packaged Juneteenth BBQ Meal ($15)