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Juneteenth Celebrations Across the US This Weekend


Several smooth jazz artists are set to perform at various Juneteenth Celebrations across the US this weekend.


With COVID-19 precautions there are a mix of in-person and virtual events.


From Juneteenth New York:

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is the oldest, nationally celebrated commemoration of the historical event of 1865 in Galveston, Texas which declared the ending of slavery in the United States of America. Two and a half years after the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, delivered the Emancipation Proclamation, where Black people were considered free and delivered from enslavement. Discover More Here.


Here are links to several major city events:


Atlanta Juneteenth Parade and Music Festival www.juneteenthatl.com New York City https://www.juneteenthny.com Los Angeles, CA https://www.facebook.com/LAJuneteenth Denver, Colorado Juneteenth Music Festival https://www.juneteenthmusicfestival.com Philadelphia, PA https://www.visitphilly.com/articles/philadelphia/juneteenth-celebrations-in-greater-philadelphia/ Chicago, IL https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/juneteenth-2021-celebrations-events-happening-this-month-across-chicago/2523952/ Kansas City https://www.juneteenth-kc.com


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