June 18: Annual Juneteenth Gathering at Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters

Sun June 18, 2023
4:00 PM EDT

Sunday, June 18
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
105 Brattle Street
Free, no registration required

Gather for Juneteenth to honor those who endured slavery and seized freedom on Brattle Street before the American Revolution, their living descendants, and the long history of Black freedom activism in Cambridge and beyond. This event will feature a community gathering with music, poetry, art, speeches, and family activities, followed by a screening of the award-winning 2022 documentary Descendant.

Presented by Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters (U.S. National Park Service) in partnership with the Descendants of Tony and Cuba Vassall, History Cambridge, the Museum of African American HistoryRoyall House and Slave QuartersSlave Legacy History CoalitionCambridge Black History ProjectFirst Church CambridgeChrist Church Cambridge, and Black Coral, Inc.