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Juneteenth event marks 10th year of ‘celebrating the past and inspiring the future’
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YemiKonga was among the performers who entertained crowds at the Juneteenth Day Festival sponsored by the Gainesville-Hall Black History Society on the Midtown Greenway on Saturday, June 23, 2018. - photo by Kaylee Martin
Juneteenth, also known as “Emancipation Day,” is the annual celebration of the day enslaved African Americans learned that their lives were changed forever.