This Years Juneteenth Celebration will be Saturday June 19, 2021

Details Coming Soon!


Students are invited to participate in the showcase by submitting an original creation of their choice such as poem, song, artwork, essay, dance, musical performance, etc. that connects with one of the prompts provided.  (Entry deadline: April 30, 2021)


Please review this link for complete details




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.  


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


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