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Southside Juneteenth Jubilee In Chattanooga’s Alton Park

From last year’s Southside Juneteenth Jubilee.
The Bethlehem Center
From last year’s Southside Juneteenth Jubilee.

This weekend, celebrations for Juneteenth will be held around Chattanooga.

The holiday - which is on Monday - commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans after the end of the Civil War.

On Saturday, in Alton Park, the Bethlehem Center at 200 W. 38th St. will host the Southside Juneteenth Jubilee, from 1 PM to 4 PM.

Reginald Smith II is executive director of The Bethlehem Center.

Maria Noel is president of the South Chattanooga Community Association.

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