Mosaic Templars’ Juneteenth Celebration!

 

JUNETEENTH

Juneteenth 2019 is scheduled for June 15, noon to 6 p.m. This annual free festival is hosted at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and celebrates African American freedom and achievement.

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas, origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.

Today, Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a day, a week, and in some areas a month marked with celebrations, guest speakers, picnics and family gatherings. It is a time for reflection and rejoicing. It is a time for assessment, self-improvement and for planning the future. Its growing popularity signifies a level of maturity and dignity in America long overdue. In cities across the country, people of all races, nationalities and religions are joining hands to truthfully acknowledge a period in our history that shaped and continues to influence our society today. Sensitized to the co

MTCC is located at 501 W. Ninth St, Little Rock, AR 72201. For more information, please call (501) 683-3593 or email info@mosaictemplarscenter.com.

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Broadway Joe Talk Show | April 4, 2019

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Broadway Joe Talk Show | March 28, 2019

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