ALBANY, N.Y. – Mayor Jerry Jennings joined City of Albany officials Saturday for the 9th Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Washington Park.
Juneteenth has long been a celebration of freedom, as the date symbolizes the end of slavery and serves as a historical milestone reminding Americans of their later emancipation. It also serves as a day to honor those who survived the of bondage.
From noon to 6 p.m. area residents celebrated the city's history and potential for positive changes in the future with a host of family fun events, including a talent and variety show, musical performances and a dance-off competition.
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