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YWCA St. Paul Celebrates Juneteenth with a Celebration of Music and Community

To celebrate Juneteenth, YWCA St. Paul held a Saturday afternoon of music and community in Boyd Park. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. President Biden just declared Juneteenth a Federal Holiday on June 17, 2021.

The celebration was hosted by T. Mychael Rambo, and featured Singer Thomasina Petrus and band, Violinist Emilia Mettenbrink with Pianist Franco Holder, and the Walker West Youth Jazz Ensemble.

If you missed the event, you can watch it here: https://livestream.com/accounts/5053468/events/9714024

We’d like to thank the amazing performers, our community partners and everyone who joined us in person or via livestream for making the event a great success!

 

Thank you community partners and performers!

 

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