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VIRTUAL

Juneteenth Week-  June 14 - June 19 - "Virtual Format"

Below you will find video of the various virtual 2021 Juneteenth activities
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Juneteenth Showcase - June 19

Lift Every Voice & Sing - Anya  Thompson 

 
Mclean County History Museum presentation 

 
June 19 - 1 PM to 2:30 PM
June 19 - 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Derrick Jones - 6 years old 

 
Timmie and Kirah Allison  - (7 & 8 years old) 
 
Liana Miliken  - (9 years old) 
BCAI Dance Performance 
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Jessica Davis  - (11 years old) 
 
Adhrut Kulkarni - (11 years old) 
I'm Proud of My Ancestors - book overview
Bradley Jackson - (15 years old) 
"HANDLEZ MCGEE” - spoken word
Mayor Mboka Mwilambwe - closing remarks 

EDUCATE - MOTIVATE 

AFRICA "The Motherland"
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Reconstruction "1865 - 1877"
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"Jim Crow" Demanding Freedom 
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"Voter Suppression" 
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"Where do we go from here" panel 
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will be available soon
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Event Supporters 
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Educate

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Motivate

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Celebrate

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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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ORAL HISTORIES

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

Transcripts...

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We need a variety of volunteers for the Juneteenth Celebration on  June 20th  click the like below for details and to sign up.

Juneteenth Volunteer Form

Juenteenth Vendor 

Juneteenth Sponsor