Juneteenth Jubilee Freedom Celebration

Author Florence Mills read from the book ‘Colored Flames: An Anthology of Contemporary Dramatic Plays.’
Photo by Laura Stone

The Bronx YMCA hosted the Juneteenth Freedom Jubilee Celebration & Fundraiser on Saturday, June 22 at 2 Castle Hill Avenue. The program featured a lesson about the day’s signifance, music, entertainment, performers, guest speakers, games, 50/50 raffles, auctions, baked goods, barbecue and fish dinners.

(l-r) Kathleen Walker, Owen Dolen Recreation Center’s Pinckney Center manager; Americo Santiago; Assemblywoman Karines Reyes and event organizer Debra Oguamah, Creating Unity in the Community founder/CEO welcomed everyone to the celebration.
Photo by Laura Stone

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