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Watch three Juneteenth 2019 video recordings from the National Center of Afro American Artists, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Boston Praise Radio TV black talk channel.


Black heritage NH

Saturday, June 22nd in Portsmouth, NH, hear from some of today’s forward thinkers, historian Ray Rickman, legal council Diane Lucas, attorney Lauren Greenwald, and activist Jordan Thompson as they discuss, the 18th Century “Negro Courts” and Judicial Ideals of Today during a full day of Juneteenth activities. 

Celebration will also include a soul food lunch, a remembrance celebration at the African Burying Ground Memorial in Portsmouth, and an evening gospel concert at Middle Street Baptist Church.  Read more here


Boston to New Hampshire Black Heritage landmarks motor coach bus trips are available for groups of 25-55 persons, with 3 – hour guided tour at locations is available all summer round trips.
Request the Itinerary.


from Black Market. Video recording of National Center of Afro-American Artist NCAAA Juneteenth 6/19.


Boston Praise Radio TV and Jamarhl Crawford on Juneteeth 6/19

MFA video from Juneteenth 2019 < –click link

WGBH FORUM recorded this 1 hour video at the Museum of Fine Art. It is a discussion on how cultural institutions should acknowledge Black histories.

The Panelists were
Radical Black Girl,
Artists For Humanityco-founder Jason Talbot
Wellesley College assistant professor of Art Nikki Greene.

Blast from the past

The image below is from a 2016 Juneteenth event held at Historic Deerfield in Deerfield Massachusetts.

Juneteenth Celebrations in Boston and New England