DOWNTOWN MEDFORD, Ore. — Today, just days after it became our newest national holiday, the first Juneteenth Celebration Festival was held downtown. June 19th, also known as Juneteenth, is the day slavery finally ended in Texas in 1865. “We really ...

MEDFORD, Ore —¬† Downtown Medford will be the host to the first ever Juneteenth celebration this Saturday. Black Alliance & Social Empowerment (BASE), is holding the event at Pear Blossom Park. “We’re really looking to make this a really inclusive¬†Juneteenth ...

SALEM, Ore. – A bill that would make Juneteenth an official holiday in the state of Oregon is one step closer to becoming law. Juneteenth is a holiday that celebrates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. Oregon ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — “We have to commemorate this time Juneteenth because it’s a way that way can move forward [and] exercise our ghosts,” said director of artistic engagement, Robert Goodwin. Friday, June 19th, is Juneteenth. A holiday the Oregon Shakespeare ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival celebrated “Juneteenth” on Monday, the annual observance of the end of slavery in the United States on June 19th, 1865. For the past 21 years, OSF has acknowledged “Juneteenth” by hosting numerous activities, ...

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