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Submissions for ‘Expressions of Freedom’ Juneteenth celebration

June 16, 2022

The University will recognize and celebrate Juneteenth, or National Freedom Day—the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States—on Monday, June 20. In alignment with honoring the traditions and practices of persons of African descent, the institutional-wide Juneteenth celebration “Expressions of Freedom” exhibit, will take place on June 16. The exhibit will showcase creative and artistic responses to the inquiries “What does Freedom Day or Juneteenth mean to you?” and “How do you recognize expressions of freedom?” Responses to the inquiries are due by Friday, May 27. Submissions are welcome from all University and community members.