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Celebrate Juneteenth!

by Jane Malcolm, M.L.S. on 2021-06-08T15:52:58-05:00 in History, Humanities & Government | 1 Comment

juneteenthWould you like a 2nd Independence Day to celebrate? African Americans can celebrate Juneteenth (June + nineteenth) as Independence Day for the ending of slavery in the South. Juneteenth also serves as an opportunity for African Americans to cherish their culture and heritage. Celebrations occur across the United States. Look for special events in your home town. Events include prayer and religious services, speeches, educational events, family gatherings and picnics, and festivals with music, food, and dancing. For more on the history and ways to celebrate, visit the library's new guide to Juneteenth. Happy Emancipation Day!


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Mark Roberts, Ph.D., M.A., M.A. 2021-06-14T08:19:44-05:00

Superb guide! Kudos to you and Garnet Nowell.


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