Co-sponsored by: BRTC Corporate & Community Education Department and SEAS Foundation Grant 

What is Juneteenth?

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Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday in the United States honoring African American heritage by commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. State of Texas in 1865. Celebrated on June 19, the term is a portmanteau of June and nineteenth.

You can read more about the Juneteenth celebration here.

Past Juneteenth Photos

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Thank you to everyone who contributed photos.