Black History Month Events

Celebrate Black History (general)

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday, February 18, 2 p.m.
“Wade in the Water” @ Alexandria Lyceum

Join Jubilee Voices for an interactive exploration of Gullah Geechee history and life in St. Simons Island, Georgia, and celebrate the history, lives and spirit of a proud people and their unique link to African culture.

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Saturday, March 2, 2–4:30 p.m.
Harriet Tubman Day” @ Westminster Presbyterian Church (D.C.)

Join Washington Revels Jubilee Voices at Westminster Presbyterian Church, as they bring their unique blend of history, music, and spoken word to a program honoring the work of Harriet Tubman during and after the Civil War.

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Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m. to noon
“Heroes of the Underground Railroad” Stamp Launch @ Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad  Visitor Center (Maryland)

Celebrate freedom! The U.S. Postal Service will honor 10 courageous men and women who helped guide enslaved people to freedom via the Underground Railroad, the network of secret routes and safe houses in use before the Civil War.

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Saturday, March 16, 3 p.m.
“Singing the Journey from Civil War to Civil Rights” @ Historic Pleasant Grove Church (McLean, Virginia)

Join Jubilee Voices as they return to Historic Pleasant Grove Church for a songfest that traces the legacy of traditional African American music from the 19th century to the Civil Rights Movement, and beyond.

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PAST EVENTS

Saturday, February 10 at 2 p.m.
Frederick Douglass Birthday Celebration @ THEARC

Jubilee Voices will be featured during the Opening Ceremonies for this annual program celebrating the “Lion of Anacostia,” Frederick Douglass. The celebration includes music by the Jubilee Voices and a performance by students from the Washington Ballet School from THEARC.

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