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At 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16, the Ocean City Arts Center will present Karen “Queen Nur” Abdul-Malik in an early celebration and commemoration of Juneteenth in the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall of the Ocean City Public Library, 1735 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City. It is free and open to the public.

The program begins with a story honoring ancestors and Queen Nur’s telling that story at Elmina Castle in Ghana. The journey continues in celebration of resilience and resistance through the “knowing” of the right to freedom that was expressed in the hushes and hollers as coded messages through songs, chants, field hollers. The performance renders a powerful story of Henry Box Brown and leads us to the story of the writing of the emancipation and the 2.5-year delay in its reaching Galveston Texas on June 19, 1865. Storytelling is intertwined with African drumming, including a log drum (the first drum made in Africa), slit gongs and cajons.

Queen Nur is a nationally renowned storyteller, teaching artist and folklorist. Karen “Queen Nur” Abdul-Malik from Willingboro, is one of the five South Jersey recipients of New Jersey State Council of the Arts’ inaugural New Jersey Heritage Fellowships. This program is made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Visit the Ocean City Arts Center website at oceancityartscenter.org for more information and to reserve your seat, or call (609) 399-7628. Visit Queen Nur’s site at queennur.com.
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Ocean City NJ1 day ago
🎉 Exciting News from Ocean City, NJ! 🎉

We’re thrilled to announce the grand opening of Doozie’s Place at 100 Asbury Avenue with a ribbon-cutting ceremony! 🎈 Nestled at the sunny corner of 1st Street & Asbury Avenue, Doozie’s Place welcomes both locals and visitors to enjoy delightful breakfast and lunch options in a warm, inviting atmosphere.

Join us in celebrating this exciting addition to Ocean City’s culinary scene. 🌊🍳 Come hungry, leave happy at Doozie’s Place! See you there! 🎉
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Ocean City NJ2 days ago
📸 Honoring Our Heroes: Unveiling the POW/MIA Chair of Honor 🇺🇸

Relive the touching moments from the dedication ceremony at the Ocean City Community Center. View the photos capturing unity and gratitude at the unveiling of the POW/MIA Chair of Honor on Flag Day. 🎗️ #POWMIA #HonorOurHeroes #FlagDay
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🇺🇸 Honoring Our Heroes 🎖️ Here is the new POW/MIA Chair of Honor at the Ocean City Community Center. This chair stands as a permanent tribute to those who served but never returned. Let’s continue to honor their sacrifice and commitment to our nation. #POWMIA #HonorOurHeroes #FlagDay 🇺🇸
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