Douglass Juneteenth festival showcases local artists

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 09, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 09, 2022 4:00 AM CT

An art contest is one of the highlights of The Juneteenth Freedom & Heritage Festival in the Douglass neighborhood. This year’s theme is United States Colored Troops, honoring Black men who served in the military during the Civil War.

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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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