Juneteenth: History to the present

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The Great Neck Library will present a program about Juneteenth, online via Zoom with Martin H. Levinson.

Join us for a program about Juneteenth, its history to the present, presented by Martin H. Levinson online via Zoom, a Great Neck Library program on Wednesday, June 16, at 11:00 a.m. Meeting ID: 930 0822 9152 Passcode: 377232

Juneteenth (June 19) is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. This presentation will focus on the history and significance of Juneteenth and the various ways in which it is celebrated throughout the country.

Martin H. Levinson has written and lectured extensively on topics of historical interest. He holds a PhD from NYU.

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