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Juneteenth Community Celebration Bellevue

June 15 @ 11:00 am 5:30 pm

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is an annual holiday celebrated on 19 June in the United States. The day commemorates the day in 1865 when Union Army General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced that all enslaved people in Texas were free, two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

The celebration of Juneteenth has roots in African American communities and has been observed since the late 1800s. It is a day to remember and honor the struggles and sacrifices of African Americans in their continued fight for freedom and equality. In 2021, President Joe Biden declared it a federal holiday in the United States.

This year Eton School and The Little School are honored to host the second annual Juneteenth Community Celebration designed to center, celebrate, and support Black voices and businesses.

999 164th Ave NE
Bellevue, Washington 98008 United States
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