Here’s how to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend in the D

Charles H. Wright Museum has a list of fun activities for the upcoming celebration

Juneteenth Freedom Jubilee - Charles H.Wright Museum on live in the D

Juneteenth is becoming a Federal holiday and there are already a lot of celebrations happening around town.

The Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit has several events to help you learn all about the day and how its history affected Detroit.

Yolonda Jack, the Program Coordinator for the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History explained this year’s celebration titled “Juneteenth Freedom Jubilee”.

You can learn more about Juneteenth and celebrate freedom at three events for the Juneteenth Freedom Jubilee:

Friday, June 18th

Juneteenth Movie Night

Campus Martius from 7 pm to 9 pm

Movie: “Concrete Cowboy” with Discussion afterward

Saturday: June 19th

Jubilee Stroll

Avenue of Fashion from noon to 6pm

Support black businesses and get great deals for Juneteenth weekend

Anytime:

Juneteenth Treasure Hunt

Clues and answers are available on the Charles H. Wright Museum website

Explore the physical places that surround the history of freedom in the U.S. and learn more about the abolitionist from Detroit

Watch the video to learn more.


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