Juneteenth

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June·teenth

 (jo͞on-tēnth′)
n.
June 19, an African-American holiday commemorating the date in 1865 when many slaves in Texas learned they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation (January 1, 1863).

Juneteenth

(ˌdʒuːnˈtiːnθ)
n
an annual celebration in the United States on June 19 to mark the emancipation of slaves after the American Civil War

June•teenth

(ˈdʒunˈtinθ)
n.
June 19, celebrated by African-Americans as the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865.
[1935–40; b. june + nineteenth]
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Juneteenth Celebration Enjoy history, art, food and music.
The 12th annual Juneteenth Celebration begins at 9 a.
Prominent Downtown artist, Brooklyn native and resident, Michael Anthony Pegues, recently named the "Black Andy Warhol" by the Seeds Society, accepted the festival committee's invitation last week to join this year's ArtWalk for the 2014 Fort Greene Brooklyn Juneteenth Celebration.
McWright was with his older brother, a cousin and his brother's girlfriend on the way to a Juneteenth celebration -- commemorating the abolition of slavery in Texas -- at Jackie Robinson Park in Littlerock.
American Family participates annually in events such as Black Expo, the Juneteenth Celebration, African World Festival, Gospel Music Festival, Black Achievers Program, Black Excellence Program, and many more.
com)-- Marion Woodfork Simmons, family historian, author and owner of Woodfork Genealogy LLC, will be presenting a workshop titled “Taking an Active Role in Preserving Local History” at the Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation Juneteenth Celebration in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
We invite everyone in the community to join in the 11th annual Juneteenth Celebration Freedom Walk and historical storytelling program with Elizabeth Kahura.
The African American Festival & Juneteenth Celebration honors community members, unveils the commUNITY quilt, and features music, gospel and hip-hop performers, African drummers, sculptors, painters, weavers, jewelers, food and children's crafts.
The Annual Juneteenth Celebration is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery.
LITTLEROCK -- Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Ernest Mitchell Realtor and Associates will host a home-buying and real estate investment workshop during the annual Juneteenth celebration at Jackie Robinson Park.
JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION FAMILY BARBECUE - Family potluck, 10 a.
Black Images Book Bazaar holds an annual children's poetry event and book signings as part of its weeklong Juneteenth celebration.