Anchored in historic Douglass Park in North Memphis, the Juneteenth Freedom & Heritage Festival will mark its 20th anniversary June 14-16.
The three-day festival – always jam-packed with activities for the entire family – will be preceded on June 13 by the Juneteenth Freedom & Heritage Gala at First Baptist Church-Broad Event Center, 2835 Broad Ave.
Former Mayor and City Schools Supt. Dr. Willie W. Herenton – now a major player in the charter school movement – will keynote the gala, which will honor several Memphians for their contribution and commitment to the African-American community. The gala is set for 7 p.m.
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