Juneteenth celebration in Springhill

First year Juneteenth celebration

Springhill, La - In Springhill Louisiana comes together to celebrate Juneteenth.

Juneteenth celebrates the day slaves were released two years after the emancipation proclamation.

CAP held a tee-ball game for kids and to gathered everyone together for the celebration.

Carmesha Grant community member says, "its important for the community to come together and re-unite with one another simply because somewhere down the line we missed out on the reasons behind why we celebrate."

This is the first year for the Juneteenth celebration.


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