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Juneteenth in Charlottesville

Juneteenth Celebration

The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center will host the Annual Juneteenth Celebration to honor our local ancestors and celebrate our present accomplishments!

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U. S State of Texas–the last state where slaves were told of their emancipation.

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