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Journey to Freedom:
Ancestral Legacies

Juneteenth inspired artwork of water colored fist and silhouettes of multi skin toned African American faces.

Saturday, June 15, 2024

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Price: Free

Bloomfield Public Library

90 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Bloomfield Public Library

Event Description

Discover your roots at the "Journey to Freedom: Ancestral Legacies" presentation. 

Janice Cross Gilyard, Past Immediate President of the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, shares her profound journey back to 1720. 

Uncover tales of ancestors, both enslaved and free people of color, who left indelible marks through the Civil War. 

This captivating session invites you to explore your own heritage through others' resilient stories.

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  • Darren Newell Lead Writer
  • Louie Tendero Calendar Logistics
  • Sheilla Andal Image Processing
  • Joe Campbell Calendar Supervision & Coding

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