Juneteenth: The Latest Word on Freedom



Park Hill Branch Library, 4705 Montview Blvd, 80207

Event Description

Soul Food Scholar and author, Adrian Miller presents an overview of the various Emancipation celebrations that emerged in the nineteenth century and what they meant to African Americans. Learn in detail how Juneteenth began in Galveston, Texas, spread across the U.S., became a federal holiday, and the social justice challenges that remain for our society. The food traditions associated with this particular holiday are also explored in-depth.