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Juneteenth Celebration - Emancipation - "Land of the Free"

Tuesday, June 15
Starts at 6:00 PM

McLean County Museum of History
200 N. Main St, Bloomington IL 61701

Juneteenth Celebration - Emancipation -

This year, the BNBHP in partnership with the City of Bloomington, will present an entire week of programming beginning on Monday, June 14. In conjunction with the traditional annual celebration on June 19, which features performances by area youth, the program series will explore the theme “Juneteenth, justice delayed”, an opportunity to examine, and engage in meaningful public discussion on where we are today and asks the question, “where do we go from here?

Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.   Emancipation - “Land of the Free”   with Ky Ajayi

Juneteenth Week June 14-19 For a complete schedule of events visit

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The Bloomington-Normal Black History Project was founded in 1982 and its collections span the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection contains photographs, portraits, booklets, oral histories, articles, and photocopies related to club organizations and churches of the local Black community. In 1989, the Black History Project became affiliated with the McLean County Historical Society, which now serves as a repository for the project’s collections.