Reflections on Juneteenth: Conversation & Gospel Recital
Mizell Center presents 3rd Wednesday Speaker Series - Reflections on Juneteenth: Conversation & Gospel Recital on Wednesday, June 28. Join Mizell Center,
Mizell Center presents 3rd Wednesday Speaker Series - Reflections on Juneteenth: Conversation & Gospel Recital on Wednesday, June 28.
Join Mizell Center, scholars and community leaders in a conversation examining the historic and social complexity of Juneteenth.
What are the lessons the holiday imparts historically and currently?
What are the implications for social democracy, community-building and cultivating a climate of hope?
A gospel recital follows the conversation.
Lead Community Partner:
Brothers of the Desert
KGAY/Gay Desert Guide, Palm Springs Post, Promo Homo TV
Palm Springs Black Chamber of Commerce, LGBTQ+ History & Archives of the Desert, LGBT Community Center of the Desert, Palm Springs Black History Committee, Palm Springs Public Library and Stonewall Democratic Club (as 6/6/2023)
Grace Garner, Mayor, City of Palm Springs
Mzilikazi Kone, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science College of the Desert
Wes Rankins, Community Organizer
Marilyn F. Solomon, Award-winning Television Producer/Moderator
Yve Evans, Hope Diamond , Charles Huff and Doug Need
Rich Wallace, President Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce
Admission is Free
Reservations Required: Mizell.org or Ectors@mizell.org
Mizell Center’s 3rd Wednesday Speaker Series presents noted speakers in the arts, academia, music, politics and culture. Launched in September 2021, the series showcases cultural programming that engages diverse audiences. Programs are often produced in collaboration with other community based non-profit organizations.
(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
480 South Sunrise Way, Palm Springs. 92264