Juneteenth: History and Celebrations

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Friday, June 19, 2020 (all day)


Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) is a celebration commemorating the ending of the enslavement of African Americans. It is a celebration of the struggle for freedom, existence, history, and future of enslaved African Americans. Juneteenth honors those who demanded freedom, those who gained freedom, and those who did not experience freedom.

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Round up of important facts and local happenings in honor of Juneteenth.
History of Juneteenth: Part 1

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