Remembering 1619

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August 20: ‘Remembering 1619’ Artistic Presentation at SFJAZZ Center

The Equal Justice Society’s year-long Remembering 1619 observance marks the 400th anniversary of the advent of slavery in the United States.

One of the highlights of our observance will be an unforgettable artistic presentation featuring musicians, actors and dancers from the acclaimed Marcus Shelby Orchestra; Joanna Haigood and Zaccho Dance Theatre; actor, Steven Anthony Jones; filmmaker Cheo Tyehimba Taylor; and vocalist Faye Carol.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 pm.
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The talented and brilliant artists are creating an artistic presentation incorporating the pain and triumph of Africans in the United States.

Learn more about our Remembering 1619 observance at For information about sponsorships, contact Anna Basallaje at