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Juneteenth Celebration

Thursday, June 16, 2022

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion in celebrating Juneteenth!

“Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.

Today Juneteenth commemorates African-American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a time for reflection and rejoicing. It is a time for assessment, self-improvement and for planning the future.” (juneteenth.com)

Location
SC South- Mural Between Theatre & Campus Store
Cost
Free
Contact
Varselles Cummings
vlcummin@central.uh.edu