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The History of Juneteenth
June 12, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dr. Zebulon Vance Miletsky, an Associate Professor of Africana Studies at Stony Brook University, will discuss the history of Juneteenth and the reasons why it has become a national holiday. Dr. Miletsky will also discuss the history of other celebrations of emancipation in the Northeast and New England, including events held in New York and Long Island. A lively Q&A session will follow. Registration required. Call the library at 631.979.1600 for more information.
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