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Virtual Juneteenth celebration hosted by Emancipation Park Conservancy

Emancipation Park Conservancy will host virtual programming and interactive activities throughout the week, culminating on June 19, 2020, the Juneteenth Holiday. A blending of the words June and nineteenth, Juneteenth is the oldest known US celebration of the end of slavery and commemorates June 19, 1865, the day that slaves were emancipated in Texas. The […]