Juneteenth


By Cynthia Woodland | June 17, 2011

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Every June, many Wisconsinites celebrate Juneteenth— the oldest celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Annie Weatherby-Flowers founded Madison’s Annual Juneteenth celebration in 1990. She explains, along with co-committee member Mona Adams-Winston, the significance of the holiday and what a typical celebration might entail.

Cynthia Woodland

Cynthia Woodland is a development specialist at Wisconsin Public Radio.
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