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Juneteenth Short Kuts Show: Black Liberation, Protest, Freedom – In Person Event

June 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This  Juneteenth Freedom Day Event is sponsored by imre.  

Ever just wanted to break free? Join us onsite at the Lewis Museum to experience stories of liberation for the premier Short Kuts Live Storytelling Show. In honor of Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, we celebrate the date when Major General Granger and Union troops reached Galveston, Texas, with news that the civil war had ended; it represents the end of slavery for all  in the United States of America.

Our Liberation: “Stories of Freedom and Emancipation” – The show explores the themes of liberation, ranging from the joys of freedom to the perils people faced in the aftermath, whether they were refugees, survivors of domestic violence, discrimination, assault, or in a strange land or felt like strangers in their own country.

Liberation Theme Song:  Redemption Songs by Bob Marley

Featured Storytellers

  • Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead
  • Tsaonsda Edwards
  • Dionne Joyner-Weems
  • Dr. LaShay Harvey
  • Winifred Winston

Produced by Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields and directed by Marc LaVeau.

Click HERE to Register/Purchase Online Tickets. ** Special Note: Free admission offered  to the first 250 people who visit the museum  on June 19th.




June 19, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm