Bed-Stuy hosts 3rd annual Juneteenth Celebration marking end of slavery

The Bed-Stuy neighborhood held its third annual Juneteenth Celebration over the weekend. The event is the oldest known celebration marking the end of slavery.

The event showcased African dance and drumming, and displayed jewelry and canvas art.

The event showcased African dance and drumming, and displayed jewelry and canvas art. (6/24/13)

BROOKLYN - The Bed-Stuy neighborhood held its third annual Juneteenth Celebration over the weekend.

The event is the oldest known celebration marking the end of slavery.

It showcased traditional African dance and drumming, and displayed jewelry and canvas art at the local marketplace.
 

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