Juneteenth: Remembrance and Celebration

Juneteenth: Remembrance and Celebration is a musical soundscape featuring Black composers. It will honor the memory of enslaved people, the tragedy of their condition, and the tragedy of racism today. It will also celebrate the lives and accomplishments of Black people in our country with the hope of greater freedom and a more united future.

Updated from 2022


Jeffrey Yelverton


One hour

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Playlist available: May 31, 2023
Promo spot available: May 16, 2023
Program rundown available: May 31, 2023
Date content will be uploaded: May 31, 2023


Broadcast Window

June 1, 2023 - June 30, 2023

Broadcast Rights

Affiliate stations may carry this program multiple times before July 1, 2022. The program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this program. Prior to carrying this program, stations must contact their American Public Media Station Relations Representative.

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Jeffrey Yelverton

Jeffrey Yelverton is a member of the BIPOC community. He is currently working on a PhD in Musicology at the University of Minnesota. He serves as a producer for the Your Classical MPR website. For the last 30 + years Steve Staruch has been a professional radio host and producer. He is also a professional musician. He is an advocate/ally for racial justice most specifically through his spiritual community.

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