Juneteenth in Cedar Rapids
Juneteenth marks the day that the last enslaved people in the United States learned of their freedom after the Civil War. Mayor Brad Hart recently read a proclamation declaring Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Cedar Rapids.
See more of the African American Museum of Iowa's 2020 virtual Juneteenth celebration at http://blackiowa.org/juneteenth.
Learn more about Juneteenth at http://facebook.com/africanamericanmuseumofiowa.