MN Daily: UMN community celebrates Juneteenth

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The University of Minnesota hosted a Juneteenth celebration in North Minneapolis Saturday to bring the community together at a block party to commemorate the anniversary of enslaved Black Americans emancipation in 1865.

The free event, called The Art of Freedom: A Juneteenth a Celebration, took place at the Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center and featured Black musicians, performers, speakers, vendors, free food, free haircuts, a poster showcase, art, a petting zoo and more. 

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