Michigan State University hosts first university celebration of Juneteenth

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) —- Today, MSU Communications announced that the University would be hosting an in-person commemoration of Juneteenth. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of one of the final acts of the emancipation of slaves in the United States.

The inaugural ceremony will include a panel discussion, music, food, and more.

The celebration will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Munn Field.

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