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1619: The Journey of a People
Aug 20
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Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

1619: The Journey of a People

August 20, 2020 is the 401st anniversary of the arrival of the first 20 Africans on the shores of Point Comfort, VA. 1619: The Journey of a People is a dynamic musical theater production that commemorates the pain and celebrates the progress that is the African-American story. In conjunction with the DuSable Museum and Chicago’s NPR station WBEZ, 1619: The Journey of a People will be performed for a streaming audience, followed by a panel discussion.

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