On Friday, June 19th (tomorrow) BLM Portland, will be hosting a rally for celebrating and acknowledging Juneteenth. The rally will run from 3:00 pm to 9:00pm, starting at Portland City Hall and ending at Deering Oaks Park.
This holiday is a commemoration of the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas. Similar rallies are planned for other cities across the nation.
Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom at Congress Square Park. Portland. 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm. This is an afternoon of interactive art, education and conversation to celebrate Juneteenth. This event is organized by Althea Lynch, in collaboration with Indigo Arts Alliance and others.