Juneteenth — A Global Celebration of Freedom: This Juneteenth event is vitally important.

The bill features Miguel, Charlie Wilson, Adam Blackstone, Kirk Franklin, Nelly, Jodeci, SWV, Davido, Chloe Bailey, Coi Leray, Muni Long, Mike Phillips and More. AND there’s an appearance form Vice President Kamala Harris. That’s a lot going on.

“The extensive cross-platform coverage of Juneteenth: A Global Celebration for Freedom will be hosted by CNN’s renowned journalists, anchor Sara Sidner, political commentator Van Jones and feature CNN Correspondent Stephanie Elam,” reads the press release. “The evening’s Musical Directors, Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Adam Blackstone and The Roots co-founder and Academy® Award-winning filmmaker Questlove, will add their immense talent and expertise to the stage. Juneteenth: A Global Celebration for Freedom promises to be an unforgettable event that pays homage to the past, celebrates the present, and looks forward to a future filled with unity and equality. This year, viewers can experience the event’s electrifying performances and heartfelt messages on both CNN and OWN. This powerful commemoration of Juneteenth, powered by a team of Black creators, celebrates the federal holiday that marks the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. Don’t miss this groundbreaking concert experience to highlight African-American advocates, trailblazers and creators.”

Juneteenth — A Global Celebration of Freedom: The event takes place at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 19 at the Greek Theatre.





















































































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