2nd Annual Black Moses Freedom Festival
The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce is proud to host The 2nd Annual Black Moses Freedom Festival celebrating the legacy of Harriet Tubman on the 160th Anniversary of her June 2, 1863 victory mission on the Combahee River in Beaufort County.
The event will be held June 2 through June 4, 2023, featuring holistic health introductions and demos, as well as financial literacy, and urban agriculture workshops to engage the community in activities that contribute to improving their quality of life.
The Black Moses Freedom Festival is an opportunity for organizations and local businesses to collaborate with the community through ideas that educate, focusing on local history, economic empowerment, transitioning to healthier life choices, agricultural sustainability, land ownership, art, and heritage to strengthen the community.
The theme of Festival is “Educate to Empower through Art, Entertainment, and Engagement” This theme reminds us that simple, daily acts of prevention, like choosing local fresh fruits and vegetables over frozen or canned vegetables, today, can lead to healthier lives for each of us, supports local farmers and business, which results in happier healthier communities, tomorrow.
The event will be attended by Professor Dale Green, who has an ancestry intertwined with some of the most consequential individuals in American history; including his maternal line of Bishop Alexander Wayman and Frederick Douglass, and his paternal line of Reverend Samuel Green and Harriet Tubman. Mr. Green will be in attendance along with five additional family members, all of the same lineage.
The Festival will provide opportunities for our community to explore, learn, and exercise new paradigms of what liberation means through themes of economic empowerment, agricultural equality, art, wellness imperatives, culture, and community. For more information about the 3 day event, visit the Black Moses Freedom Festival.
See the schedule of events below.
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