Juneteenth event commemorates African-American independence in the U.S

Guests are invited to bring a lawn chair to enjoy guest speakers, live music and poets, kids activities and soul food.

Juneteenth event commemorates African-American independence in the U.S

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Bukata Hayes, Executive Director of the Greater Mankato Diversity Council joined KEYC News 12 Midday to talk about the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday from 4:30 to 8 p.m.

The event is meant to commemorate the historical beginnings of African-American independence in the U.S.

Guests are invited to bring a lawn chair to enjoy guest speakers, live music and poets, kids activities and soul food.

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