Juneteenth is this Saturday (June 19th) and the Carolinas are full of celebrations. For The Struggle has teamed up with various community organizations for the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Drive-Thru Celebration.
Everything kicks off on at 12:30pm at the McCrory YMCA. Bring the family out and dress in celebration of black liberation. Come ready to learn about Juneteenth and celebrate unity. And don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes for some incredible performances.
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Juneteenth is an annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. It marks the day, June 19, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galvaston, Texas to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. The troops’ arrival came a full two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth is considered the longest-running African American holiday.