LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (MTCC) - Juneteenth commemorates African-American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. In honor of the observance, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will host a free street festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 21.
In addition to the outdoor festival, at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, the UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity, AETN and Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will present a free preview screening of American Experience: Freedom Summer by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Freedom Summer tells the stirring, inspirational story of 10 weeks during the summer of 1964. The screening will take place in MTCC's third-floor auditorium and is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited. Register online at http://ualr.edu/race-ethnicity/.
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