Juneteenth

The third annual Juneteenth community celebration will be held at Hopkins Park in DeKalb. Join us for celebration featuring social services information, Black vendors, food, music, paint n sip, Black history trivia, games, and much more!

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, the Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas bringing the news the Civil War had ended and the enslaved were now free. This was two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation. 

Sunday, June 18, 2023 at 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road DeKalb, IL

Event Type

Community Events

Topic

Arts and Culture, Diversity

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students

Website

http://www.newhopeofdekalb.org/junete...

Department
Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Center for Black Studies
Contact Name

Gaylen Rivers

Contact Email or Phone

grivers1@niu.edu

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