Sun, Jun 19|
Please join us to celebrate Juneteenth, the date of Black emancipation from enslavement. Embrace freedom and our Black community by coming together in unity.
Time & Location
Jun 19, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Traverse City, 1701 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686, USA
About the event
On June 19, 1865, an announcement of Union Army General Gordon Granger, proclaimed freedom for the enslaved people in Texas, which as the last state of the Confderacy with institutional slavery. Juneteenth National Independence Day became a federal holiday in 2021. By recognizing Juneteenth, we are not only celebrating the emancipation of all slaves in the U.S., we are uplifting and celebrating Black Americans, their/our culture, and their/our contributions to the world. Join us as we gather in beloved community to celebrate this important holiday!