Juneteenth Celebration

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Join us as we celebrate Juneteenth. In 2008, Vermont became the 29th state in the nation to recognize Juneteenth as a state holiday. Juneteenth is the oldest of African American holidays and commemorates the delayed notification (on June 19, 1865) of the Emancipation Proclamation (January 1863). The Vermont Proclamation designates the third Saturday of June as State Juneteenth Day.

Activities include:

• Poetry & History Readings
• Performances and Celebration in Music
• Special Presentation: Vermont Constitution and Slavery
• Honoring Roy and Shirley Hill for their Juneteenth Contribution
• Special Guest: The Honorable Governor Jim Douglas

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Summary

  • Production Date: 06/15/2019
  • Catalog Number: none
  • Archive Number: mp1915
  • Series: none
  • Length: *2:07:09
  • Town: Burlington
  • Geography: National
  • Event Type: General
  • Content Type: Other

Airtimes

1 Saturday July 6, 2019 at 8:00 PM
2 Sunday July 7, 2019 at 1:00 AM
3 Sunday July 7, 2019 at 7:00 AM
4 Thursday July 11, 2019 at 3:00 PM
5 Friday July 19, 2019 at 10:00 PM
6 Saturday July 20, 2019 at 3:00 AM
7 Saturday July 20, 2019 at 9:00 AM
8 Saturday August 3, 2019 at 5:00 PM
9 Wednesday August 7, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Worker

Scott Moody