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Upcoming Events

Juneteenth Celebrations


June 18, 2021 - 8:00am to June 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

Juneteenth (also known as Jubilee Day or Emancipation Day) commemorates the date – June 19, 1865 – when enslaved people in Texas finally learned they were free. This was more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect. In communities across America, Juneteenth is an opportunity to honor the lives of our ancestors, to celebrate the culture and contributions of Black Americans and to recommit to the work of ensuring equity and justice for all.

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Friday, June 18th - Friday, June 25th

Cooking Demonstration: Foods of the Black Diaspora

Executive Chef Terry Braggs from Residential & Dining Enterprises gives a 30-minute demonstration as he prepares catfish étouffée and raspberry lemonade.

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Monday, June 21, Noon-1 pm (PST) 

"Freedom was not Free" Panel Discussion

Join in this free, online discussion using this Zoom link (link is external). Panelists are:

Ayodele Thomas, Ph.D. Office of Graduate Education (OGE); descendants of Ballew-Broaddus-Simpson-Noland family from Central Kentucky

Jim Embry, Father of Ayodele Thomas; descendants of Ballew-Broaddus-Simpson-Noland family from Central Kentucky

Lettie McGuire, Stanford ACES Aware ECHO, Stanford Medicine; descendants of Lettie Mae (Long) Smith & Thomas Charles Smith from Waco, Texas. Taken from: Ivory Coast, Benin, Nigeria

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