Greg Ellis is a former NFL star turned playwright, director, and producer.
His “Juneteenth” Stage Play reflects on the history of Juneteenth and offers insight into the lingering effects of slavery today. Ellis believes in the importance of not forgetting the sacrifices others have made for us to have the freedoms we enjoy today.
On June 20th, at 8:30 PM (7:30 Central), the show will be streamed. For more information and ticket information visit, http://juneteenththeplay.com/.
Sign the petition to help 93-year-old Opal Lee make Juneteenth a national holiday. Read Lee’s story and sign here: https://www.change.org/p/united-states-congress-make-juneteenth-a-national-holiday-in-2020.
Hear what Ellis has to say about the play, the historical significance of Juneteenth this year, and the need to look back to move forward.