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The Historic Madam Walker Legacy Center (MWLC) is proud to announce plans to celebrate its 95th Anniversary with a gala, musical performances and lots of family-friendly activities during the weekend of Juneteenth, June 17 – 19.

Kristian Stricklen, Madam Walker Legacy Center president, and Alaina Renea, national recording artist, joined us Tuesday on “Life. Style. Live!” to share everything you need to know about how they’re celebrating Juneteenth Weekend.

The weekend of events includes a Legacy Ball and Concert on Friday, historical building tours and an outdoor family-friendly block party with various music performances on Saturday and Sunday as well as a brunch hosted by The Block Bistro & Grill.

The Legacy Concert on Friday, June 17, will be headlined by Indianapolis native, Babyface. Tickets are currently sold out. Click here to enter to win a pair.

During the event Babyface will also be inducted into the Madam Walker Legacy Center Walk of Fame.

“95 years is quite a legacy and we’re honored to recognize the impact made by our namesake, Madam CJ Walker. We’re thrilled to be hosting a weekend-long celebration this Juneteenth,” says MWLC President Kristian Stricklen.

“This celebration will not only focus on the history of our organization, the Madam Walker Legacy Center, but also place a spotlight on the great things to come within the walls of our newly restored building.”

WISH-TV is the official media partner of the Madam Walker Legacy Center’s 95th Anniversary celebration.

Supporters include WISH-TV, The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate, Lilly Endowment, Inc., Lumina Foundation, IUPUI, AES, The Mind Trust, FedEx, AT&T, Engaging Solutions, LLC, WISH-TV, Old National Bank, Mays Chemical, Indiana University Foundation, Visit Indy, Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, Pacers Sports and Entertainment, IU Health, Taft Law, Eskenazi Health, Indiana University, Strada Education Network, American Senior Communities, Hirons, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Radio One Indianapolis, AARP IN, Patron Tequila, Indy Arts Council, iHeartMedia, InnerG Consulting LLC,  McDonald’s, 16 Tech, Citizen’s Energy Group, InnoPower, Cerulean Consulting Group, Marion County Health Department, University of Indianapolis MICI-AHEC, Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper, EBONY, Key Bank, Indianapolis Urban League, Nubian Construction Group, SHEEN Magazine, Indy Maven, AND Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey.

For more information about the Madam Walker Legacy Center and its events, click here.

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