15th Annual Official Juneteenth Celebration
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Juneteenth Cultural Committee of Lake County presents the 15th Annual Official Juneteenth Celebration— an African American tradition since the late 19th century, Juneteenth is a celebration commemorating the date June 19, 1865; announcing the end of slavery in the United States. Today, Juneteenth is a celebration of “rebuilding, restoring, and healing our community together,” with emphasis on education, achievement, historical awareness, and building self-esteem with our youth.