Event: Let Freedom Ring: The 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Experience beloved community and honor the enduring legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom.
Join us for a commemorative procession and multidisciplinary concert curated by G. Phillip Shoultz, III, associate artistic director of VocalEssence. Dynamic artists will activate memories of the Civil Rights era, inspiring each of us to stand in solidarity as we renew our commitment to do the work required to secure liberty and justice for all. Featuring Jovonta Patton, Joe Davis & The Poetic Diaspora, Threads Dance Project, and members of the Twin Cities Choral Consortium.
Free event, registration required. Click here to register.
Partners and Sponsors:
Extending our gratitude to all who have supported this event
ARTISTIC PRODUCTION PARTNERS
TigerLion Arts, Juxtaposition Arts
Givens Foundation for African American Literature, Medtronic, The Minneapolis Foundation, Minnesota Public Radio, Smaby Family Foundation, University of Minnesota Foundation
Robert H. Bruininks & Susan A. Hagstrum, Louis & Alissa Clark, John Coleman & Laura Leitch, and Michael Perry
5:30 PM Commemorative procession down Northrop Mall ending at the steps of Northrop. Remarks will be given from the steps of Northrop.
6:00 PM Seating for concert, explore local resource tables
6:30 PM Let Freedom Ring concert