Juneteenth Celebration will be held on June 17, 2000 in Radcliff, Kentucky. This will make
out eighth year, and it has gone to a higher level this year. The community has been
invited to join in the festivities, after-all this day is about educating all, in hope of
one day to make it a national holiday. No reparations can be made up to us. We all must
strive to make this a national holiday. THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT DAY, IN THE LIVES OF
ALL AFRICAN AMERICANS. Penny Canedy, Radcliff, Ky.
Eighth annual Juneteenth Celebration,
will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2000 at North Hardin High School, located at 801 S.
Logsdon Pkwy. Radcliff, Kentucky 40160. The event begins at 12
noon, and ends at 9:00 P.M. However, the time of the welcoming program is 1:30-3:0, /the
entertainment begins at 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. Hope to see you there. We will also be having
three of the Tuskegee Airman attending. We have truly been blessed with this history.
- Lorna Littleway's Juneteenth Festival of New Works presents "Spirit of
Juneteenth" a touring production of Be Boyd's "Mother of Civil Rights" a
rousing tribute to Rosa Parks. This 50 minute staged reading is available for booking
throughout Jefferson County, KY January 17 - February 29, 2000. Public performances
including a post-show discussion with the playwright on January 28 at 7pm and 9pm,
Artswatch, 2337 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206. Tickets $10.00. For more
information contact 502-636-4200.
- Juneteenth Festival, Inc. presents it's summer programming, the
Juneteenth Festival of New Plays--an emancipated cultural celebration, hosted by Actors
Theatre of Louisville. Tickets $5 for each performance, $30 for Festival pass. June 9-11
Barnstormers by Cheryl Davis, June 9, 8pm Mitote by Maisha Baton, June 10, 3pm Harriet
Tubman visits a Therapist by Carolyn Cage, and Mrs. Jones and the man from Dixieland by
Steven Sater, June 10, 8pm Birthright by Thomas Dunn, June 11, 8pm June 16-18 DWB: Driving
While Black by Samuel L. Kelley, June 16 at 8pm An Affinity for Angels by Reginald S.
Lewis, June 17 at 3pm Teens Today by Arthur W. French III, June 17 at 8pm The Last Dust
Track by Laurence Holder, June 18 at 8pm June 23 -25 The Carelessness of Love by Michael
Dinwiddie, June 23 at 8pm Serving Two Masters by Shirlene Holmes, June 24, at 3pm A
Collective Piss and the Devil's Beating His Wife by Lorna Littleway, June 24 at 8pm
Unquestioned Integrity: The Hill/Thomas Hearing by Mame Hunt, June 25 at 8pm For ticket
information, 502-584-1205. For information about the Festival 502-636-4200
||The Unviersity of Kentucky's second annual observance of
Juneteenth will be Tuesday, June 20, 2000. The educational forum will feature Anton Reece,
noted speaker and educator. He will speak about getting beyond the "Willie
Lynch" syndrome. The program begins at 11:15 in room 115 of the CON bldg. All are
welcome and refreshments will be served. For more info, contact Ruth Slaughter at