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Juneteenth: Locals celebrate freedom

...About 40 people in Juneau celebrated Juneteenth on Sunday with a barbecue at Twin Lakes...by the Black Awareness Association. Juneteenth, often celebrated on June 19, commemorates...in Texas," said Sherry Patterson. Juneteenth "is another day of freedom, of liberty...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061702/loc_juneteenth.shtml
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Fed judge dismisses Juneteenth lawsuit against Palin

...Plaintiffs say they just learned the Juneteenth proclamation was issued - as required...down a claim that Palin tried to bribe Juneteenth organizers if the lawsuit was dismissed...appropriate money to a 'to-be-formed Juneteenth Commission in Alaska' if this lawsuit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010810/sta_544301199.shtml
state
Judgment sought against Palin in 'Juneteenth' suit

...retroactive proclamation for the 2007 Juneteenth celebration from Palin, or - with her...issue a proclamation to commemorate Juneteenth, which marks June 19, 1865, when...other states also officially commemorate Juneteenth. The motion for a default judgment...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072009/sta_466072160.shtml
Black soldiers' work on Alaska Highway commemorated

ANCHORAGE - The Juneteenth Alaska Alcan Highway Celebration takes...under the auspices of the National Juneteenth Observance Foundation.The October...organizers and the head of the National Juneteenth Holiday Campaign.The contributions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-27/black-soldiers-work-alaska-highway-comm
State
MLK Day celebration 2013

...year, starting with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day event. Also included on the calendar are the Soul Food Dinner and the Juneteenth celebration.Everyone is encouraged to attend this family-friendly celebration. There is no fee to attend, though contributions...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-01-13/mlk-day-celebration-2013
Neighbors
Around Town

Today The Black Awareness Association's Juneteenth Potluck, 1-5 p.m., Twin Lakes Shelter. Everyone welcome, bring a dish to share. Monday, June 17 Yoga Club, Mondays...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061602/loc_calendar.shtml
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Plenty of reasons and opportunities to celebrate

...which happens June 19th. The event is Juneteenth, which celebrates the day slaves in...and February. It lets up again until Juneteenth nears.Whether one is celebrating Martin...Jr. Day, Black History Month or Juneteenth, Patterson explained there is reason...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-02-12/plenty-reasons-and-opportunities-ce
Neighbors
Judge denies motion in lawsuit against former Gov. Palin

...Washington, D.C., and Eagle River resident Kim Chatman filed their motion in January, saying they had just learned the Juneteenth proclamation was issued - as required by state law - retroactively just before Palin's resignation last July. Chatman filed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022510/reg_567525607.shtml
Regional News
Going 'Motown' for Black History Month

...According to Patterson, the association holds three celebrations every year: Black History Month, Martin Luther King Day and Juneteenth. In the past, the association also has partnered with other minority groups to celebrate various cultural events. However...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022709/ent_399254420.shtml
Around Town

...9 a.m.-5 p.m., Kmart parking lot. Details: 789-1435. Sunday, June 16 The Black Awareness Association's Juneteenth Potluck, 1-5 p.m., Twin Lakes Shelter. Everyone welcome, bring a dish to share. Monday, June 17 Yoga Club, Mondays...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061402/loc_calendar.shtml
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