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How to Celebrate Juneteenth This Weekend

Juneteenth Day June 19, 1865

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Let's celebrate Junteenth the right way this weekend!


* The Taste of Inglewood Juneteenth Street Festival seeks to honor fathers and the upcoming holiday with diverse food and live entertainment from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

* The fourth caravan parade of registered vehicles, Juneteenth in L.A., begins at 1 p.m. near Inglewood High School and ends at City Hall near the Taste of Inglewood street festival. .


* The Leimert Village Juneteenth Festival, to be held at the historic Leimert Park Village from noon to 9 p.m. Monday, will have three stages for family-friendly live music and entertainment with headliner Jazmine Sullivan, spoken word, arts and cultural displays. Networking opportunities, Black-owned business vendors and food will be available too.

* El Segundo Recreation Park will host the second Juneteenth Festival presented by Black in Mayberry, a nonprofit whose mission is to combat racism through the arts. From noon to 6 p.m. attendees can live music, arts and crafts, a kids zone, Black-owned business vendors and community contests.

* Cabrillo Beach will be the site of the Juneteenth Fireworks Spectacular presented by Juneteenth 400 and the Port of Los Angeles. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. Monday at 3720 Stephen S. White Drive in San Pedro.

*Kamala Harris is set to appear Monday at “Juneteenth: A Global Celebration for Freedom” at the Greek Theatre in Griffith Park. The event will feature performances including Charlie Wilson, Nelly, Miguel and Mike Phillips,

For more information check out LA Times.

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