Juneteenth Committee of Wilmington, Inc.

Juneteenth Committee of Wilmington, Inc. Juneteenth is a local organization made up of people who are committed to the betterment of our community through education and involvement.

Juneteenth recognizes African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It's a time for communities to come together for reflection and rejoicing. In cities across the country, and internationally, people of all races, nationalities and religions are joining hand to truthfully acknowledge a period in our history that shaped and continues to influence our society today.

10/19/2021

Our Senate must pass the #FreedomToVoteAct. The vote is TOMORROW. Call your Senator TODAY: The number is (202) 224-3121. Extensions HERE:

10/19/2021
10/19/2021
10/17/2021
10/06/2021
10/03/2021

Charlie Rivenbark said a Black Lives Matter sign would be ‘racist’ and hurt the feelings of white children. He voted against the art installation TWICE in a city where one in five residents are Black. He needs to be voted out of office on November 2nd.

06/15/2021
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06/10/2021

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06/09/2021
D9 Dashikis
06/06/2021
D9 Dashikis

D9 Dashikis

Classic pieces built to last a lifetime.

Timeline Photos
05/20/2021

Timeline Photos

La Mûlatresse Solitude in 1802, helped lead a slave revolt at EIGHT Months pregnant in Guadeloupe. Her last words, "Live Free or DIE!"
You can make excuses or you can make progress.

#lamulatressesolitude #queen #uprising #revolution #revolt #history

Timeline Photos
03/08/2021

Timeline Photos

Artist Stephen Hayes says, “As a black man in America, you see the imagery of a Black person in chains, being whipped, begging, kneeling and helpless. This project is important to me because, as a creator, I get to change that narrative—by giving Black soldiers a sense of honor and pride.”

Here's a sneak peek of the sculpture in progress at Carolina Bronze, in Seagrove, NC.

Learn more about the USCT Sculpture Project, artist Stephen Hayes, and how you can be part of history! https://bit.ly/3siLyow

#UnitedStatesColoredTroops #onenationshistory #blackhistorymatters #ConnectwithCAM #CameronArtMuseum #StephenHayes

Governor Roy Cooper
02/09/2021

Governor Roy Cooper

Black North Carolinians have helped our state become a stronger and more vibrant place to live and work. As we celebrate their achievements this month, let's continue to fight for healthier, more equitable communities. #BlackHistoryMonth

Butterfield Votes to Impeach President Trump for Incitement of Insurrection
01/14/2021
Butterfield Votes to Impeach President Trump for Incitement of Insurrection

Butterfield Votes to Impeach President Trump for Incitement of Insurrection

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement after voting for the impeachment of President Donald Trump for his incitement of the violent mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, in an attempt to stop the Congress from certifying the votes of the ...

01/12/2021
Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, PhD

Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, PhD

Thank you CNN International & Becky Anderson for having me on to talk about the importance of holding the President accountable after the crisis at the Capitol.

12/29/2020
Fiercely Yours

Fiercely Yours

Habari gani?

Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)

To build and maintain our own stores, shops and other businesses and to profit from them together. Cooperative economics emphasizes our collective economic strength and encourages us to meet common needs through mutual support.

Music Credits: The Kwanzaa Album by Women of Calabash & African Dream Lounge by African Tribal Orchestra

12/27/2020
EFF Abroad

EFF Abroad

Muhammad Ali - Dropping Knowledge 1974

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Everyone, join the Juneteenth Committee and their partners in celebrating Juneteenth.
Everyone, Join the Juneteenth Committee and their partners in celebrating Juneteenth.
Juneteenth is here!
Join us from the comfort of your home for a two-day Virtual Juneteenth Forum on June 20 and June 21, 2020, from 3 to 5 PM. Some of our speakers will be Dr.Terry Jackson., ICB Consulting Group, LLC,- Debra Maxwell, NAACP,- Rev. Dr. Clifford D. Barnett Sr. Pastor Warner Temple AMEZ Church and New Hanover County Commissioner, -Natalie Hinton Stallings, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc,- Akbar Salaam, Unity Halal Foods,- Sonya Patrick, National Black Leadership Caucus,,- Abdul M. Rasheed, Founder/Past CEO, NC Community Development Initiative,- Nasif Majeed, N.C. Representative, Mecklenburg County- Fleming El-Amin, National Chairman of Good Government/NC Commissioner, Forsythe County, and more.
Come out and enjoy young students in a friendly competition on African American History. This is a fast paced and exciting competition.
Come out and enjoy young students in competition on Black History. This will be a fast paced and exciting competition!
Festival on Saturday June 23rd starts at Noon until 6pm at the MLK Center in Wilmington, NC
Juneteenth 2018
Marsha Graham-Ali receiving a $1000 Grant on behalf of the Juneteenth Committee of Wilmington, NC, Inc from the Women's Impact Network at Landfall Country Club.
Juneteenth is coming back Strong