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A Juneteenth celebration is happening Wednesday at 9 p.m. at Spring Shop Studios in Fayetteville Juneteenth, a day that marks the emancipation of African Americans over 150 years ago, is being celebrated today. The event is expected to attract a diverse crowd, including newcomers from various parts of the country.”A lot of new people are coming from other areas of the country and are moving here in this area,” said Harry Alexander, a festival attendee.Alexander believes that events like this are essential for fostering unity and community.”And in order to do that, you got to have something to bring the people together,” he added.Alexander views the Juneteenth celebration as a symbol of unity and an invitation for everyone to come together.”This is just a great symbol of letting everybody know God, join together. Let no man put us under,” he concluded.

A Juneteenth celebration is happening Wednesday at 9 p.m. at Spring Shop Studios in Fayetteville

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Juneteenth, a day that marks the emancipation of African Americans over 150 years ago, is being celebrated today. The event is expected to attract a diverse crowd, including newcomers from various parts of the country.

“A lot of new people are coming from other areas of the country and are moving here in this area,” said Harry Alexander, a festival attendee.

Alexander believes that events like this are essential for fostering unity and community.

“And in order to do that, you got to have something to bring the people together,” he added.

Alexander views the Juneteenth celebration as a symbol of unity and an invitation for everyone to come together.

“This is just a great symbol of letting everybody know God, join together. Let no man put us under,” he concluded.