“Slavery By Another Name” Juneteenth Screening and Discussion – JUNE 16, 2012

  SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME Screening, Discussion, Q&A JUNE 16, 2012 1:00PM Houghton Park Community Center 6301 Myrtle Ave. L.B. 90803      MAP Moderator: Leo Stallworth, Reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News Panelist: Michele Anderson, Prosecutor with the office of the Los Angeles City Attorney Panelist: Retired Judge Marcus Tucker, Los Angeles Superior Court Panelist:…

JUNETEENTH WorldWide Concert, Denyce Graves, June 19th, 2011

Click here to download the Juneteenth Worldwide 2011 poster. JUNETEENTH WorldWide Concert June 19th, 2011 2:30 pm Terrace Theater/Long Beach Performing Arts Center 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90802 Box Office (562) 436-3661 Tickets also available online through Ticketmaster or by calling 1-800-745-3000 Group Discounts: 1- 800-398-7021 and 714-773-9800   Street parking meters…

JUNTEENTH Worldwide – June 15, 2010 Event Photos and Video

GREAT audience for JUNTEENTH WorldWide Concert thank you from the Long Beach Central Area Association, Salif Keita, Zanaida Robles (MusicUNTOLD Chorale), and John Malveaux SPONSORS: Connected Corridor, Long Beach Parks Recreation & Marine, Long Beach Redevelopment Agency, Naomi Rainey (NAACP), International Realty & Investments, Fourth District County Supervisor Don Knabe, Union Bank Renaissance Branch, Long…

Keita’s Juneteenth concert aims to erase the color lines – Long Beach Press-Telegram

By Greg Mellen Staff Writer Long Beach Press-Telegram Posted: 06/10/2010 05:26:31 PM PDT When Salif Keita sings his hit single “La Difference,” it is a profoundly personal statement. A direct descendant of Mali Empire founder Sundiata Keita, Salif is an international star known as “the Golden Voice of Africa.” But when he takes the stage,…

Concert hopes to raise awareness of albinism – Long Beach Press-Telegram

By Greg Mellen, Staff Writer Long Beach Press-Telegram Posted: 06/10/2010 04:50:40 PM PDT Reese Williams, a Long Beach resident with albinism. Vision problems are common with the condition. (Jeff Gritchen/Press-Telegram) LONG BEACH – North Long Beach resident Reese Williams remembers the taunts from his childhood – being called “Four Eyes,” because of his nearsightedness, “Red,”…

What is Albinism? Headline News interview with Dr. Anand Krishnan Ganesan

Headline News interview with Dr. Anand Krishnan Ganesan Headline News host Tracy Young sat down with Dr. Anand Krishnan Ganesan of UC Irvine last week to discuss albinism. The interview helps to build awareness of what albinism is and the current scientific advances. This interview took place as part of the JUNETEENTH Worldwide celebrations in…

Juneteenth Worldwide /Albinism Awareness Concert June 15, 2010

featuring Salif Keita, “The Golden Voice of Africa” Tuesday, June 15 at the Terrace Theater   WHAT: Juneteenth Worldwide/Albinism Awareness concert with Salif Keita – Internationally renowned Albino singer-songwriter Salif Keita performs in concert at the Terrace Theater in celebration of Juneteenth, the annual American holiday commemorating the end of slavery and the promotion of…

Statement in Support of Juneteenth – June 19, 2009

Congresswoman Laura Richardson of California presented a Statement in Support of Juneteenth into the Congressional Record. June 19, 2009 Congresswoman Laura Richardson of California Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize June 19, 2009, or “Juneteenth,” the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States….. …Madam Speaker, I would also…