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The Joy of Juneteenth with Dr. Opal Lee

August 28 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


The Joy of Juneteenth brings Dr. Opal Lee to the City of Huntsville to discuss the history and significance of celebrating the anniversary of the day General Gordon Granger proclaimed the emancipation of enslaved people in Texas.

Meet Ms. Lee, and have her sign a copy of her children’s book, Juneteenth: A Children’s Story. The first 100 attendees will receive a free copy of Ms. Lee’s book as a gift from the UAH Humanities Center. (Other giveaways also will be available.)

Location: Moran Hall Auditorium (Oakwood University)
Time: 3:00 PM
This event is free, open to the public, accessible, and child-friendly. Masks are required.

To learn more about Dr. Lee and her important visit to Huntsville, click here.


August 28
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Oakwood University
7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896 United States
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(256) 726-7000
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