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Juneteenth: The Second U.S. Independence Day

Juneteenth: The Second U.S. Independence Day

Juneteenth - short for “June Nineteenth” - marks the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Galveston, Texas were told by Union troops that they were free. Since then, the date has become a national celebration of emancipation. Join us for a virtual discussion led by Ryan Saddler, CEO of the Friends of MLK, Inc. as we talk about the history and celebration of Juneteenth. Registration is required to receive program details.

Date:
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Time:
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Virtual Branch
Campus:
Virtual
Audience:
  Adults  
Categories:
  Celebration/Party     Educational  
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