Here's a last-minute addition to your Juneteenth celebration plans: a socially distant way to get together to celebrate Blackness, with a renewed focus on fighting racism.
The Organize Florida Education Fund is teaming up with Orlando's the Grand Collab to host a "Juneteenth Virtual Jubilee" live on Twitch tonight, Friday, starting at 8.
The evening will feature Central Florida DJs and MCs, including DJ Bonita Vibez and a closing set by DJ Nigel – along with an "uplifting conversation" hosted by Locally Fresh about why Juneteenth should become a federal holiday.
Here's the full show lineup:
- 8-8:10 p.m.: Intro - Locally Fresh
- 8:10-8:30 p.m.: DJ Bonita Vibez
- 8:30-9 p.m.: History of Juneteenth with the Organize Florida Education Fund
- 9-9:30 p.m.: Truly Def & Aubrey West
- 9:30-9:40 p.m.: Locally Fresh (interlude/discussion)
- 9:40-10 p.m.: Shinobi Stalin & Beermoney UNLTD
- 10pm-10:10 p.m.: Locally Fresh
- 10:10-10:30 p.m.: EyeQ
- 10:30-10:40 p.m.: Locally Fresh (interlude/discussion)
- 10:40-11 p.m.: MoZaic
- 11-11:11 p.m.: Locally Fresh Final (interlude/discussion)
- 11:11-12 a.m.: DJ Nigel
- 11:50 p.m.: Parting words
The event is from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, all happening online at twitch.tv/thegrandcollab.
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