The Business Services Unit at Southern Region parole headquarters recently organized its inaugural Juneteenth celebration.

The event featured a brief overview of Juneteenth including its significance and reasons for observance, complemented by red-themed refreshments.

Attendees received Juneteenth bracelets and had access to an informative display detailing the history of the occasion.

Red treats like red velvet cake, strawberries, watermelon, cherries, and ruby-hued beverages were provided, symbolizing the traditional red foods associated with Juneteenth to honor the sacrifices made by enslaved individuals in their quest for freedom.

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