The History and Contemporary Significance of Juneteenth

Join us for a virtual keynote featuring Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian Annette Gordon-Reed, author of On Juneteenth, followed by a panel discussion to discuss the systemic social, educational, and spiritual legacy of slavery and our efforts to eradicate systemic barriers to equity and inclusion.

• Keynote Address: Professor Annette Gordon-Reed, author of On Juneteenth
• Special Presentation: Dr. J. Keith Motley, President and Consultant, Urban League of Massachusetts, Northeastern Alumnus Class of ‘78
• Panel Discussion: Dr. Patricia Davis, Associate Professor; Rev. Karlene Griffiths Sekou, Black Lives Matter, Boston; and Rev. Dr. Jay Williams, Union Methodist Church

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June 17, 2021

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

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