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June 2013 What's Happening @ LWLC : Juneteenth


Juneteethalso known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. The observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day originated in 1865 in Galveston, Texas. Today, Juneteenth commemorates freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. For more information about national and local celebrations, visit the National Juneteeth Observance Foundation

Montgomery, AL Juneteeth Culturefest Poetic Advisory, LLC and Whom It Concerns, Inc. presents the First Annual Juneteenth Culturefest. Held June 15-16 at 300 Water Street in Montgomery, AL. For more information, visit


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