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Juneteenth marks day of freedom

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum and Soul Artistry are teaming up again this year to offer a virtual Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom. The event, whose details were still being finalized at press time, is set for 1-3 p.m. June 19 and will feature poetry, dance and music performed by youth artists.

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration in the U.S. commemorating the end of slavery.

This Facebook Live event can be viewed at