Pulse of the Community

Written by admin   // June 23, 2011   // 0 Comments

Question of the week “Why is Juneteenth Day important?”

photos and questions by Yvonne Kemp

Glen Jones: “It celebrates our freedom and liberty. It also gives us a sense of dignity to uplift our culture and to be proud of who we are.”

Timothy Fair: “(Juneteenth Day) is important because Black kids need to know about their ancestors and past history.”

Anita Blue: “It gives us a chance to come out and celebrate with each other on our special day.”

Theresa Gaines: “(Juneteenth Day) celebrates the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.”

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