Inaugural Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony/Pilgrimage to the Mississippi River Levee
When: Monday, June 3, 2019
Time: 12:00 Noon
Where: Baton Rouge African American Museum, 538 South Boulevard
Contact: Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Louisiana Juneteenth Director; 225-343-4431
46 States and the District of Columbia, all who have created Juneteenth Legislation, will unite in an effort to create a greater sense of awareness of the need to establish a National Juneteenth Holiday. At 12:00 noon, participants across the United States will come together and raise the Official Juneteenth Flag.
Please join Baton Rouge African American History Museum for a short program and a Pilgrimage to the Mississippi River Levee. In respect of time, the event will only last an hour.
Suggested Wear: African Attire-White Clothing-Red-Black or Green if available
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