We are so excited to announce that we will be participating in this years Juneteenth Celebration! This Saturday, June 15th. we will have a booth at the Juneteenth Festival and Concert in Marietta, GA that will feature our extensive books by African and African-American writers. Come out and celebrate this historic holiday with us! We look forward to meeting you! (More event details can be seen below)
The Cobb County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will be co-hosting along with Marietta city, the annual Juneteenth celebration in Marietta Square. The event takes place on Friday night, June 14, 2019 with an “Evening Under the Stars” from 6pm to llpm. On Saturday, June 15, there will be activities from 10am to 7pm and on Sunday, June 16 there will be a Gospel Fest from 1pm to 5pm.
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. The celebration of June 19th was coined “Juneteenth” and grew with more participation from descendants. Juneteenth today celebrates African-American freedom while encouraging self-development and respect for all cultures.
The event will have plenty of activities for the family including, a children play area, food, live entertainment, vendors, music, information booths, voter registration, raffles, health screenings and NAACP Juneteenth t-shirts and memberships, plus fun, fellowship and networking.