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Juneteenth Frankfort/Franklin County Round Table on Race Relations via Facebook Live
June 19, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Focus on Race Relations (FORR) & Josephine Sculpture Park (JSP) Present
Juneteenth Frankfort/Franklin County Round Table
Friday, June 19, 2020
5:30 to 7:30 PM
Focus On Race Relations – FORR Frankfort and Josephine Sculpture Park (JSP) partner this week to celebrate Juneteenth, the nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. As the week’s culminating event, we will host a round table via Facebook Live to discuss local race issues and solutions in Frankfort/Franklin County, KY. Round table participants include:
- Dr. Crystal deGregory – Independent Historian
- Mary Hamilton – Focus on Race Relations
- Cathy Thomas – NAACP
- Chris Quire – Sherriff
- Katima McMillan – For The People Coalition
- Gerry Seavo James – Founder of the Explore Kentucky Initiative, social artist & storyteller
- TBA – Together Frankfort
This is the culminating event for a weeklong virtual Juneteenth celebration during which FORR & JSP elevate black and African American voices and art, and share anti-racism resources and discourse. We encourage others to post throughout this week leading up to Juneteenth (June 19) using #juneteenthky.