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Juneteenth: Its Meaning, Significance, and Why We Should Celebrate It

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Juneteenth: Its Meaning, Significance, and Why We Should Celebrate It

Thursday, June 17
4-5 p.m. ET
Zoom Webinar, Online

In recognition of the monumental importance of Juneteenth (June 19) in our nation’s history, Dr. Wanda Heading-Grant, CMU Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, is convening a panel discussion to address its meaning, significance and why we should celebrate it. Award-winning columnist Tony Norman will serve as moderator. Expert panelists include CMU University Professor Joe Trotter, University of Pittsburgh Professor Laurence Glasco and Cornell University professors Margaret Washington and Edward Baptist.

If you are interested in attending this event, you are required to register. A Zoom login link will be provided in a confirmation email.

Register by Wednesday, June 16

If you have a disability and require accommodations for this event, please contact Katie Morris at katiemor@andrew.cmu.edu. For general event questions, please contact CMUevents@andrew.cmu.edu.

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