Juneteenth” is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the Emancipation of slaves. It is observed as a holiday in many states, certainly in the District of Columbia.

In Trenton, it will be observed by two events:

Saturday, June 22, 2013, 12 noon-2 PM— Book Discussion led by Lukata Mujumbe, M. Div: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in an Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander.  Location: Classics Used and Rare Book Store, 6 West Lafayette St., Trenton. Light refreshments.
Sunday, June 23, 12:30 PM–Viewing of the film Broken on All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration & New Visions for Criminal Justice in the US. Location: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 801 West State Street, Trenton. RSVP required, judithm2@version.net, 609-586-0915