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Juneteenth resources for adults

On June 19th, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas with news that the U.S. Civil War had ended, marking the end of slavery for African Americans. Since then, June 19th or "Juneteenth" has been observed as a holiday, celebrating the end of slavery in America and the culturally resiliency of African Americans over the years. On Saturday, June 12th, 2021, join Multnomah County Library's Black Cultural Library Advocates team and Multnomah County's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program for a series of online events celebrating Juneteenth.