This Friday is Juneteenth! Author and local historian Peggy Allen Towns explains how this holiday came about, some of the misconceptions associated with it, and how it’s celebrated. This program deals with emancipation from American slavery and the events leading up to it, so it may not be of interest to younger viewers. This is our first virtual program for adults this summer! For more information about DPL visit

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