Due to recommendations regarding large-scale public gatherings as the event was being planned, the large traditional in-person event will not be held this year. For 2021, we will be presenting the following activities:
Annual Reading of Frederick Douglass' Essay
For 2021, Mayor Lydia Lavelle will host our annual gathering of community members for the annual Community Reading of Frederick Douglass' essay, "The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro."
For this year, the event will be held outdoors at Carrboro Town Commons from 12:00pm-1:30pm on Sunday, July 4th. The community reading will also available on our YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/carrboronc.
Live Music with Tre. Charles
Following the community essay reading, we are excited to host Tre. Charles, who will be performing live on the Town Commons. This one-hour performance will begin at 2:00pm and be livestreamed our YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/carrboronc