Juneteenth festivities celebrate and reflect on progress

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 20, 2021 11:37 AM CT | Published: June 19, 2021 3:23 PM CT

Hundreds gathered at Health Sciences Park for the second day of the weekend-long celebration. Juneteenth events were also scheduled at Fourth Bluff Park, Orange Mound Tower and LeMoyne-Owen College.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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