Johnson Branch Library - 1059 18th Ave. S
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 6:30 pm
What is Juneteenth?
Presentation by Ms. Faye Dowdell, President and CEO of Juneteenth
St. Petersburg, Inc.
Ms. Faye Dowdell will discuss the origins of the Juneteenth celebration. Historically, Juneteenth refers to the signing date of the Emancipation Proclamation, and is celebrated nationwide with picnics and potluck gatherings, fun, and programs that feature history and self-improvement.