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Martin University to Hold First Juneteenth Celebration This Friday, June 19th

WHO: The community is invited to attend a virtual Juneteenth Celebration held by

Martin University, the Indiana Historical Society and Indy Juneteenth

Celebration. Juneteenth commemorates the 1863 signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and this event will include special presentations as well as reflections on its significance in today’s era.

WHEN: Friday, June 19th, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

WHAT: Notable participants are Susan Hall-Dotson, Coordinator of African American History at the Indiana Historical Society; James and Twjonia Webb, founders of Indy Juneteenth Celebration; and Dr. Sean Huddleston, President of Martin University.

WHERE: To RSVP for this free Zoom event, click on this link:



WHY: Indy Juneteenth's mission is to improve the quality and narrative of life around the black community in Indianapolis by creating avenues for celebration and economic growth through unique events and programs designed to celebrate

Juneteenth and other underserved Black American holidays.

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