24th Annual Juneteenth Day Celebration at Penn Park.
The 22nd Annual Juneteenth Day celebrates the culture of Black, Caribbean and African parts of the black community and unites their shared heritage through music, dance, storytelling, poetry and food. This year's Celebration theme is "Celebrating Our Contributions...Past Present and Future." The overall theme of the Madison Juneteenth Day Celebration is "Harambee" (pulling together).
The 21st Annual Juneteenth Day Celebration was held at Penn Park. Among the events were presentations on significant historical legislation that provided for freedoms and rights through artistic expression. The Community Showcase featured Rick Flowers and the Juneteenth Band, a Tribute to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, Rob Deez and other community performers and spoken word artists, including Fabu, Madison's Poet Laureate.