2100 U Street
Public Invited to Juneteenth Celebrations June 19
Lincoln Parks and Recreation and the Clyde Malone Community Center invite the public to two Juneteenth celebrations this month.
The Clyde Malone Community Center will host an event from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 19 at Trago Park, 2100 “U” Street.
The “F” Street Community Center, 1225 “F” Street, will host an event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26.
Community leaders, artists, business owners and story tellers will give presentations about the history of the national holiday that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Guest speakers include Councilwoman Sändra Washington, Chassidy Jackson-Goodwin, Senior Civil Rights Investigator for the Lincoln Commission on Human Rights and Genelle Moore, Lincoln’s first Black female police officer and former Lincoln Police Department Captain.
The events will also feature Black business expos, music, food and other miscellaneous giveaways, free haircuts and more.
The Clyde Malone Community Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating unity and prosperity throughout Lincoln, Nebraska while honoring African American heritage. For more information, visit malonecenter.org.
For more information about the “F” Street Community Center event, visit the facility Facebook page or call 402-441-7951. For more information about the Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department, visit parks.lincoln.ne.gov.