The NCCU James E. Shepard Memorial Library Presents: "Juneteenth Looking Back While Moving Forward"
Posted By: HBCU CONNECT on June 18, 2021 |
Check out this video from North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina!
The virtual event, held on June 17, included special presentations about the history of Juneteenth along with a panel discussion regarding criminal justice reform, economic wealth, African American women leadership, and the role of the black church in the African American community.
Moderated by Andre Vann, coordinator of NCCU University Archives and instructor of Public History, the panel discussion featured Dr. Tony Frazier, associate professor, NCCU Department of History; Attorney Irving Joyner, professor, NCCU School of Law; Dr. Henry McKoy, director of Entrepreneurship, NCCU School of Business; Rev. Dr. Michael D. Page, director of NCCU External Affairs and Government Relations; and Dr. Seronda A. Robinson, chair, NCCU Department of Public Health Education.
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