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County to host Juneteenth festivities through month of June | News Brief


Last updated 6/9/2021 at 3:48pm

Several Juneteenth activities, both virtual and in-person, are scheduled throughout Snohomish County in June.

Juneteenth marks the official end of slavery in the Confederacy some two-and half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on Jan. 1, 1863, according to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Some of the festivities include: Black History in Snohomish County on June 14, sponsored by The Black Heritage Committee; New Leaders, New Table on June 15, sponsored by Snohomish County's first African American-centered political...

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