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.”
February 11, 2014 //
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