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For those looking for Bloomington-Normal Juneteenth info visit


Both programs to be held in the Museum courtroom on the 2nd floor, and live streamed to

There will be a jam session at Jazz UpFront in downtown Bloomington at 3:00 p.m. following the Saturday, February 17 program, featuring Gary Muhammad and the Jam Session Band.
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The Bloomington-Normal Black History Project was founded in 1982 and its collections span the 19th and 20th centuries.   More...

Annual Juneteenth Celebration also known as Freedom Day.


Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19 that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Across the country, the day is marked with events and parades.  

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Read transcripts of oral history interviews of African American residents of Bloomington-Normal.


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