Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day, is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. TU will commemorate Juneteenth by hosting, collaborating on, and supporting various opportunities for the community, healing, reflection, support, education, and action for the TU community.

Events

Juneteenth Opening, Song of Resilience

Thursday, June 16 | 11 a.m. | Zoom Event

Zoom Link
Zoom ID: 951 2266 7840
Passcode: 02489947

Juneteenth, Dance of Resilience

Thursday, June 16 | Noon | Recorded
Hosted by Kendra Welborn and Company

Zoom Link
Zoom ID: 951 2266 7840
Passcode: 02489947

Panel: Trauma, Testimony, Tenacity

Thursday, June 16 | 2 p.m. | Zoom Event
Hosted by Erica Epps, Author of "My Silent Scream," and Dr. Keeba Gardner, Towson University

Zoom Link
Zoom ID: 951 2266 7840
Passcode: 02489947

Juneteenth Art and STEM Showcase

Friday, June 17 | 8:30 a.m.­ to 4 p.m. | Chapman Quad and Science Complex

It is also often observed to celebrate African American culture. Art and Stem have always been a part of the African American Culture. From Bessie Coleman, Maya Angelou or Jean-Michel Basquiat.

TU’s Black Faculty and Staff Association, in collaboration with the College Of Fine Arts and Communications and the Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics, is presenting the Art and STEM Showcase in celebration of the Arts and Sciences, which focuses on building, bridging and strengthening Art and STEM connections in African American communities.

It also aims to recognize TU Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni who have made contributions to Art and STEM fields.

There will be tours of the Science Complex, a presentation and food will be served.

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TU Juneteenth: Celebrating Black Music History

Friday, June 17 | 7 to 8 p.m. | Zoom Event
Hosted by the Black Faculty and Staff Affinity Group

Join us for an evening of trivia as we test our knowledge of Black Music History!

Zoom Link
Passcode: Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Monday, June 20 | TU Closed

Juneteenth Resources