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Juneteenth 2023

Updated: Sep 8, 2023

Juneteenth (officially Juneteenth National Independence Day) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Deriving its name from combining June and nineteenth, it is celebrated on the anniversary of the order by Major General Gordon Granger proclaiming freedom for slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865 (two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued)

Source: Wikipedia

Forest Park

City of Stonecrest

It is always a pleasure to go back to the City of Stonecrest to celebrate Juneteenth. Thank you.


Manga was honored to take part in celebrating Juneteenth with the wonderful people at Workday. A dynamic choreography by Manga ensemble, a great interaction with the audience by Dr. Ramatu Afegua-Sabbatt, and a fantastic participation by the employees highlighted the event.

City of Fairburn

Thank you for this wonderful opportunity to celebrate Juneteenth with your community.

Photos credit: Greater SF Chamber of Commerce photographer: Tiffany Ade


We would like to acknowledge our supports.

Georgia Council for the Arts: "This program is supported in part by Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of theGeorgia General Assembly. Georgia Council for the Arts also receives support from its partner agency

- the National Endowment for the Arts."

Futlon County for the Arts and the Fulton County Bord of Commissioners: Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioner.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta: Funding provided (or funded in part) by a grant from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.

City of Atlanta, Mayor's Office of Cultural Affaires: "This program is supported in part by the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs"


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