The University of Minnesota will host its inaugural Juneteenth Celebration block party and commemorative march in North Minneapolis on Saturday, June 18, from noon to 6 pm. This free event – centering on the theme of Was. Is. Will Be: Black Past, Black Present, Black Future – will feature Black vendors, speakers, teach-ins, storytellers, musicians, performers, DJs, roller skating, books, free food, free haircuts, mural and art-making, and more. The commemorative march will begin at noon at Willard Park (1626 Queen Ave. N.) and end at the University’s Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) (2001 Plymouth Ave. N.), where the outdoor block party will take place (1-6 pm). Learn more at juneteenth.umn.edu.
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
June 18, 2022 - 12:00 pm CDT
- 6:00 pm
University of Minnesota Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)
Presented by the Office for Equity & Diversity and the College of Design. Event director Terresa Moses. The event runs from 12 pm to 6 pm.