Westchester and Rockland counties kick off Juneteenth celebrations

The event featured a keynote lecture from civil rights scholar and historian Doctor Larry Spruill.

News 12 Staff

Jun 2, 2021, 11:28 AM

Updated 1,118 days ago

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Juneteenth is still a little less than three weeks away, but organizations are kicking off celebrations early in the Hudson Valley.
A Juneteenth virtual event was held Tuesday to mark the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. The event featured a keynote lecture from civil rights scholar and historian Doctor Larry Spruill.
It also included music and dance performances and presentations about upcoming local Juneteenth celebrations around Westchester and Rockland counties.
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