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Juneteenth Documentary

Vintage film projector playing for New Jersey film festival screening.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library -
Lakewood Branch

301 Lexington Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
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Organizer:
Ocean County Library

Event Description

Discover an enlightening documentary that delves into the historical significance and cultural impact of Juneteenth. 

Don't miss this opportunity to explore a pivotal moment in history!

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19th each year to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is celebrated with various community events throughout New Jersey, including business expos festivities honoring African-American culture and history. NJ legislation declares the third Friday in June as a paid state holiday, while a federal proclamation deems June 19 as a federal holiday.

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