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Reflections For Juneteenth At The Unity Group Of Chattanooga

Eric Atkins, at right, holding the Juneteenth flag.
Unity Group of Chattanooga
Eric Atkins, at right, holding the Juneteenth flag.

While Juneteenth is two weeks away, a calendar of events is already unfolding to celebrate this year’s holiday.

Juneteeth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans after the Civil War - and in this city, the Unity Group of Chattanooga is among the organizers of local celebrations.

Eric Atkins is with the Unity Group.

Juneteenth 2024 calendar at Unity Group of Chattanooga.
Unity Group of Chattanooga

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