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Black Employee Resource Group (BERG) 157th Juneteenth Celebration

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The Black Employee Resource Group (BERG) invites its members and allies* to join us virtually on Zoom to commemorate the 157th anniversary of Juneteenth, when all enslaved people in the United States were finally freed on June 19, 1865 -- two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

View event registration details and the program below.

*This event is open for anyone to attend but will prioritize Black community members to share at the appropriate time with a two-minute time limit.

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Juneteenth Commemoration at Salem State

The Juneteenth commemoration will be held at 12-12:50pm on June 17, 2022 via zoom conference call: https://tinyurl.com/157JuneteenthSSU

Program

  • Welcome
  • The significance of Juneteenth
  • “What is the Slave to the 4th of July?” - Reading and reflection on the Frederick Douglass speech
  • “Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing”
  • A moment of silence and reflection
When 12:50pm
Contact
Dr. Nicole Harris

For access and accommodation information, visit our page on access or email access@salemstate.edu.

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