Flushing Town Hall to Present André De Shields in “Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” for Two Performances Only on Juneteenth

Broadway star André De Shields returns to Flushing Town Hall to reprise his role as the esteemed abolitionist leader and influential thinker for two live performances of his self-crafted, solo show, Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory on Sunday, June 19 at 2pm and 7pm. Flushing Town Hall is located at 137-35 Northern Blvd. Flushing, NY 11354. In-Person Tickets (2 PM & 7 … Continue reading Flushing Town Hall to Present André De Shields in “Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” for Two Performances Only on Juneteenth

Flushing Town Hall to Present André De Shields in “Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” for Two Performances Only on Juneteenth

Broadway star André De Shields returns to Flushing Town Hall to reprise his role as the esteemed abolitionist leader and influential thinker for two live performances of his self-crafted, solo show, Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory on Sunday, June 19 at 2pm and 7pm. Flushing Town Hall is located at 137-35 Northern Blvd. Flushing, NY 11354. In-Person Tickets (2 PM & 7 … Continue reading Flushing Town Hall to Present André De Shields in “Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” for Two Performances Only on Juneteenth

A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2021

JUNE 18, 2021•PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS On June 19, 1865 — nearly nine decades after our Nation’s founding, and more than 2 years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation — enslaved Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally received word that they were free from bondage.  As those who were formerly enslaved were recognized for the first time as citizens, Black Americans came to commemorate Juneteenth with celebrations across the … Continue reading A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2021

VIDEO: Watch André De Shields, Audra McDonald, Sterling K. Brown, Jelani Alladin, Denée Benton, Joe Morton & More in The Public’s #ToBeBlack In Honor of Juneteenth

VIDEO: Watch André De Shields, Audra McDonald, Sterling K. Brown, Jelani Alladin, Denée Benton, Joe Morton & More in The Public’s #ToBeBlack In Honor of Juneteenth https://wp.me/p8ilTC-6Hq In honor of Juneteenth, The Public has just released Girl From the North Country cast member Kimber Elayne Sprawl’s collaborative interpretation of Hamlet’s eternal “To Be or Not To Be” speech and performed by a stellar group of 30 African American actors including Toree Alexander, Jelani Alladin, Denée Benton, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Sterling K. Brown, Jonathan Burke, Ato Blankson-Wood, Gerald Caesar, Don Cheadle, Grantham Coleman, Khris Davis, Ellis Dawson, André De Shields, Alysha Deslorieux, Alexandra Grey, Renée Elise Goldsberry, William Jackson Harper, Nikki M. James, Wonza Johnson, Blaine Krauss, Audra McDonald, Jevon McFerrin, Patina Miller, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Adrienne C. Moore, Joe Morton, Jordin Sparks, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, Alexandria Wailes, and Nik Walker. Continue reading VIDEO: Watch André De Shields, Audra McDonald, Sterling K. Brown, Jelani Alladin, Denée Benton, Joe Morton & More in The Public’s #ToBeBlack In Honor of Juneteenth