Inaugural Juneteenth Jubilee

(image; WPMI) Inaugural Juneteenth Jubilee

Tuesday night, the Inaugural Juneteenth Jubilee Panel Discussion took place.

Prichard Mayor Jimmie Gardner was in attendance along with a panel of scholars including: Dr. Cain Hope Felder, Dr. Kern Jackson, and Dr. Odile Talon, as well as Dr. Gary Turner.

“Reparatory Justice” was over-arching subject.

Moderator Zora Asberry posed the original question: What are the issues that blacks deal with today within the context of Juneteenth celebration?

The panelists are experts in the fields of Sociology and African American History as well as a variety of other studies.

Food and entertainment in the form of song and dance followed the discussion.

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