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Black Arts LA. Credit: Black Arts Los Angeles

The 12th Annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival pulls into the Watts Historical Train Station at 1686 East 103rd Street on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 10:00am – 6:00pm, come rain or shine, and on Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm at Leimert Park. These festivals are outdoors fun-filled, family-oriented events produced by Black Arts Los Angeles in association with Build Plus and Leimert Park Rising. Admission is FREE!

Black Arts Los Angeles Juneteenth Virtual Heritage Celebration is set to go live at 11am on Saturday, June 19th on this virtual event platform – The celebration is guided by Moza Cooper and Gail Jennings, the women who kept the South LA Juneteenth tradition going after the original Juneteenth advocator Jonathan Leonard passed away. This event has been held outdoors in Leimert Park for 10 years and this is now the 12th year as produced by Black Arts LA. (not to be confused with Leimert Park Rising). A compelling, thoughtful festival has been crafted for presentation in the virtual space to include information and entertainment based on four “Principles of Freedom”: Financial Freedom, Social Justice Freedom, Academic Freedom, and Arts Freedom.” We address these principles through a schedule of panel discussions listed below, a series of Juneteenth Messages from leaders in the Los Angeles community, along with spoken word and musical presentations.

The Black Arts Los Angeles Juneteenth Virtual Heritage Celebration, produced by Hannibal Media Group/DreamKreator Studio, will be broadcast on this virtual event platform.