#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
Michael Blair Kimi Parker Chenel Bridges Andre Deloveking Williams Camile Duria Ashley Darealist Yahearmeeh Farrah Shields Diana Saxon Shabazz Abdur Raheem X Utisha Woolridge Bobby A Turner Ing Owens Lj Johnson Monica Monithepoet Anderson Caroline Reed Jonah Paul Annabel Vera Megan N. Cates Zoyla Moreno Aminah Grace Flowers Aj Jennings Tori-Ann Porter Danny Royster Fred Harris Kisha Williams Maria Muganzo Lissa Neal Ashley Hamre Trey Makkin Dumaurier Lewis Hackett Tini Jones عاصم علي Askari Hudson Valencia Bragg Cam Jones Michele Eliana Sade Hendrix James Kreidler Kathy Ann James Adria Carlo Shamava Samuel Lena Lewis Beingmetraci Oliver Lovely Culture Janee Lovee Shay Leslie Monica Stark Chels Wright

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