#BlackAugust in Sacramento



A rally, speakers, art, and entertainment

A memorial and a celebration.

One year since Mike Browns death.

Ten years since Hurricane Katrina.

August is full of historical Black achievements and tragedies.

Let's come together in August to commemorate it all.

Let's come together and learn.

Let's come together to work and play.

-Haitian Revolution 

-Nat Turner Rebellion

-Fugitive Slave Law Convention 

-Foundation of the Underground Railroad 

-March on Washington 

-Watts Uprising 

-The first Afrikans were brought to Jamestown as slaves in August of 1619.

-Gabriel Prosser’s slave rebellion occurred on August 30th, 1800.

-The “Prophet” Nat Turner planned and executed a slave rebellion that commenced on August 21, 1831.

-In 1843, Henry Highland Garnett called a general slave strike on August 22.

-The Underground Railroad was started on August 2, 1850.

-The March on Washington occurred in August of 1963

-The Watts rebellions were in August of 1965.

-On August 8, 1978 Philadelphia police initiated a shootout against MOVE members

August 29, 2015 at 6pm - 8pm
William Land Park
3800 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822
United States
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Tanya · · 9165810061

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