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Juneteenth Jubilee At SSW

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free- two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

This year, we will commemorate the 158th year by having three days of Juneteenth Jubilee


Academia: Working While Black Panel Discussion

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 | 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | Virtual

Black faculty and staff in Predominantly White Institutions (PWI) settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while often encountering issues of marginality, exclusion and invisible barriers. Join us as our very own UMB faculty, students, and staff discuss their personal and professional journeys navigating PWIs.


Juneteenth Community Day

Thursday, June 15, 2023 | 4 PM - 6:00 PM | UMB Community Engagement Center, 16 S. Poppleton St., 21201

This is a live and in-person celebration of everything BLACK! Celebrate the ending of chattel slavery in the United States through food, giveaways, and music. Wear a Juneteenth T-shirt and join the celebration at the UMB Community Engagement Center, 16 S. Poppleton St., Baltimore, MD 21201.


Friday- Monday, June 16 - 19, 2023 | All Social Media Outlets

Let's pay homage to the Ancestors by doing one of things they were deprived of doing- RESTING! Join us and post what you do to recharge your battery- because if you don't post, did it really happen?

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