Juneteenth Poetry Events
* Tuesday, June 15 at noon EDT (US). An online Juneteenth commemorative performance of Voices of Woodlawn, hosted once again by the staff of Woodlawn. For more info and to register for the free event, visit -- Voices of Woodlawn — Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House (woodlawnpopeleighey.org)
* Thursday, June 17 at 6 pm EDT (US). The Prince George's County (US) Memorial Library System hosts an online performance of Voices of Woodlawn. For more info and to register for this free performance, visit -- Voices of Woodlawn - Prince George's County Memorial Library System (pgcmls.info) A flyer is also attached.
* Friday, June 18. Tune into WBJC Classical Radio, 91.5 FM in the morning hours and later between 5:00 and 5:25 pm EDT (US). Listen for a spot as announcer Judith Krummeck interviews Prince George's County (USA) Poet Laureate Sistah Joy Alford about the role of poetry in celebrating Juneteenth.
* And, from Sandy Yannone on the US West Coast..."Next Sunday, the 20th, we have a spectacular Juneteenth reading commemorating the 1865 holiday originating in Texas where US troops arrived in Galveston, TX, to announce to African Americans that they, in fact, were freed citizens by virtue of the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation" For time and additional info visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/976092733218394/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22group%22%7D]%7D
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