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Posted on: June 7, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Regional Juneteenth Events and Activities

Looking for ways to take part in Juneteenth related events?

There are also a number of movies and documentaries related to the holiday. See below:

  • 13th - Thought-provoking documentary. Scholars, activist and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom. 
  • Just Mercy- Film based on the life work of civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson and goes in-depth on the systematic racism in our society.
  • When They See Us- Based on the true story about the Central Park five teens who were falsely accused of a brutal attack that made nationwide headlines. 
  • Selma- Based on the true story of Marin Luther King and the turmoil in Selma
  • PBS Series - Juneteenth Jamboree which "illuminates the significance of the Juneteenth holiday and shares stories about black culture and history."
  • Juneteenth: A Celebration of Overcoming

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