Juneteenth 2020

June 19, 2020 marks the 155th Juneteenth. “Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement.” You can read more about Juneteenth and the world-wide celebration here:https://www.juneteenth.com/. For students in the Bates community who are looking for a space to honor Juneteenth the Bates Africana Club is hosting Blackness Unfiltered, an event where black identifying people can gather to discuss their experiences, get to know each other, and connect June 19th at 4:00 EST. For the zoom link please email: nchaddoc@bates.edu