Juneteenth: The Beginning of a New Freedom program with Dr. Michael T. Snowden
Event: Juneteenth: The Beginning of a New Freedom program with Dr. Michael T. Snowden
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum
800 Front Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Contact: (318) 357-2492
Juneteenth has emerged as the newest holiday in the United States. There are mixed messages on what is an appropriate celebration of the holiday. Dr. Michael T Snowden, NSU Vice President of Inclusion of Inclusion and Diversity, will share his thoughts on why Juneteenth is an important American historical event. Dr. Snowden will use his dry sense of humor and clarity to explain the history of Juneteenth and its connections to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Lastly, he will impart words of wisdom on how to effectively commemorate and proactively promote the spirit and legacy of the Juneteenth celebration.
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