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Wednesday, June 19 2013, 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM

Student Activities, Student Life & Leadership & AHAINA Student Programs presents the 2013
Juneteenth Barbecue
A celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.

Wednesday, June 19
11:45am to 1:15pm
UAA South Lawn, Outside the Wells Fargo Sports Complex

Free for Students! (with valid UAA I.D. from Spring or Summer semesters)
$8 for UAA Staff & Faculty!
$10 for General Public!

Live Music! Soul Food! (Wings! Corn Fritters! Red Beans and Rice! Ribs! Collard Greens and more!)

 

The History of Juneteenth...
Juneteenth or June 19, 1865, is considered the date when the last slaves in America were freed. Although the rumors of freedom were widesperad prior to this, actual emancipation did not come until General Gordon Granger and 2,000 federal troops rode into Galveston, Texas and issued General Order No. 3 on June 19, 1865 (almost two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation).
“Juneteenth celebrations are held in most, if not all, 50 states. Over half of the states now have some form of legislation or declaration establishing Juneteenth as a holiday or ‘special day of recognition.’” -www.juneteenth.com

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For more information, contact Student Activities at 786-1219 or events@uaa.alaska.edu

UAA South Lawn, Outside the Wells Fargo Sports Complex

3211 Providence Drive Anchorage AK

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