A big historical celebration is happening all month long in Prichard.
Juneteenth is a commemoration of the last slaves freed after the Civil War. On June 19th, there will be an honoree ceremony. On June 28th, there is a black and white affair. On June 29th is the main festival with plenty of music performances at Prichard Stadium.
You can learn more about Juneteenth as well as get a sneak peek at one of the musical performances by clicking on the video link. Local artist Simone De performed on Studio10.
Here's more information about the events:
June 19 - Honoree Ceremony (True Light Church, 7pm)
June 28 - Black and White Affair (City Complex, 7pm)
June 29 - Main Festival (Prichard Stadium, Gates Open at 3pm, Music at 4pm)
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