Juneteenth event kicks off tonight with a free gospel concert at the TOMB building at 7 p.m. The celebration continues at 3 p.m. Saturday on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive with free food, music and games.
The third annual Juneteenth festival starts tonight at 7 p.m. on Martin Luther King Drive in Oxford. The event is celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation. (June 17, 2011, Page 2A)
After the success of the inaugural Juneteenth celebration in Oxford last year, organizers of this year’s festival added a parade on Friday evening with the main event to be held on Saturday. (June 17, 2010, Page 1)