A Juneteenth Celebration, Exploring Family Roots June 19, 1:00-:400 PM

The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection Presents: A Juneteenth Celebration June 19, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Sullivan Hall, 1330 W. Berks Street, Philadelphia, PA Exploring Family Roots: Conversations with Charles L. Blocksonand Dianna Cassey-Warner Mr. Blockson is a renowned speaker and scholar with expertise on family history. Ms. Cassey-Warner discovered a rich historical narrative in her family’s past. Join our special guests, along with collection curator, Dr. Diane D. Turner, for a Juneteenth celebration. We will also provide light refreshments and tours of the collection. Join the Blockson Collection for its second annual Juneteenth Celebration. This holiday began in Galveston, Texas in 1865. It is now celebrated across the United States to commemorate freedom from slavery. Come in, see the collection and celebrate Juneteenth with the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection.

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