1619: The Journey of a People
October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for this FREE event welcomed by Northern Illinois University.
1619: The Journey of a People, A New Musical…Using various musical forms, including hip-hop and jazz, this dynamic musical production commemorates the struggles, recognizes the heroes, and celebrates the story of America’s African sons and daughters. From the beginning of American slavery to the Reconstruction, the Great Migration, the Civil Rights Era and modern movements for justice,1619 packs generations of history into a two-hour musical theater experience that traces the African-American journey towards freedom and equality.