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Counter/Narratives of Independence: Celebrating Juneteenth In-Person

Join the University Libraries, in partnership with the Department of African and African-American Studies and the WashU & Slavery Project, for a special Juneteenth celebration. Come together as a community to learn more about Juneteenth and enjoy refreshments. The event will begin with an introduction to Juneteenth and its importance in history and today. Following the introduction, activities for all ages will be available, including a dramatic reading of Frederick Douglass's speech "What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?," children's story time, interactive stations, and a viewing of current exhibitions.

Free and open to all, registration required.

Thursday, June 23, 2022
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Olin Library
Danforth Campus
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Session Presenter

Cassie Brand