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Lectures & Talks

Juneteenth Celebrations

When: Sat., June 15 2013

Kingston, Great Barrington, and Malboro commemorate the national holiday established in 1865, when federal troops arrived in Texas to enforce the emancipation of slaves. Festivities include a tribute to Teresa Washington during Kingston's first Juneteenth celebration at the New Progressive Baptist Church; a talk by human rights activist Scott Christianson at the Du Bois Center at Great Barrington, which will kick off the 2013 Lift Ev’ry Voice Festival in the Berkshires; and a tribute concert to Abbey Lincoln performed by Teri Roiger at the Falcon.

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