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Juanita Nelson Memorial

May 30, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Free

JuanitaA Celebration of the Remarkable Life of

Juanita Morrow Nelson

Saturday, May 30, 2015

12:30 PM: Procession from the Greenfield Farmers’ Market
(Court Square) to 195 Federal Street, led by the Expandable Brass Band.

2:00 PM: Memorial Celebration. Greenfield Middle School, 195 Federal Street. Reception to follow. Amandla Chorus, Eventide Singers, and former Sweet Honey in the Rock singer Evelyn Harris will join speakers, music, and a brief time for sharing remembrances.

 

Watch Juanita being interviewed by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now! in 2005. Juanita reads her great poem that she said explains her philosophy, The Outhouse Blues.

So I guess I’ll have to cast my lot with those who’re optin’ out.
And even though on freezing nights I will have my naggin’ doubts,
Long as I talk the line I do and spout my way out views
I’ll keep on usin’ the outhouse and singin’ the outhouse blues.

Details

Date:
May 30, 2015
Time:
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Bob Bady
Email:
bobbady@gmail.com

Venue

Court Square
Main & Federal Street
Greenfield, MA
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