The celebration will feature Bay Area’s own renowned Wendell Brooks. Brooks is a song leader; vocal music and history instructor at Berkeley High School, professional Baritone soloist; slave documents scholar, and a Negro Spirituals expert. Brooks will give an eye-opening talk on life experiences slaves portrayed and envisioned in their slavery songs and will sing slavery songs along with the audience as the community.
Other highlights will include Donna Vaughn’s sharing her great, great, great grandmother’
Individual admission tickets for adults in advance are $15.00 and $20.00 at the door; $10.00 for youth over 13; and are free for children under 13. Check or money order for tickets should be made out and mailed to: Friends of Negro Spirituals, P. O. Box 71956, Oakland, CA 94612. Requests for tickets and information may be obtained by calling 510 869 4359 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for this one of a kind benefit and Juneteeth celebration-