Boston Celebrates Juneteenth

Boston Celebrates Juneteenth

  • Boston Celebrates Juneteenth

    Boston, MA. – June 18: Members of the Area 51 Majorette Dance Team perform during the flag raising ceremony in recognition of Juneteenth outside City Hall on June 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Boston Mayor Kim Janey speaks during a flag raising ceremony in recognition of Juneteenth outside City Hall on June 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Members of the Area 51 Majorette Dance Team perform during the flag raising ceremony in recognition of Juneteenth outside City Hall on June 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: A member of the Area 51 Majorette Dance Team performs during the flag raising ceremony in recognition of Juneteenth outside City Hall on June 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Members of the Area 51 Majorette Dance Team perform during the flag raising ceremony in recognition of Juneteenth outside City Hall on June 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Makai Murray a recent graduate from English High plays the drums during a flag raising ceremony in recognition of Juneteenth outside City Hall on June 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: 94 year old Lieutenant Colonel Enoch Woodhouse, one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, part of all-black air squadron in WWII takes part in during the flag raising ceremony in recognition of Juneteenth outside City Hall with Boston Mayor Kim Janey and others on June 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18:The Juneteenth flag waves in the breeze during a flag raising ceremony outside City Hall on June 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Makai Murray a recent graduate from English High plays the drums during a flag raising ceremony in recognition of Juneteenth outside City Hall on June 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: People listen to speakers during the inaugural launch of an annual Juneteenth collaboration, One Night in Boston, June 18, 2021 in Boston, MA. (Photo By Mary Schwalm/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Brian Owens and his daughter Olivia Owens, 4, of Boston listen during the inaugural launch of an annual Juneteenth collaboration, One Night in Boston, June 18, 2021 in Boston, MA. (Photo By Mary Schwalm/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Acting Mayor Kim Janney hugs Danny Rivera as Governor Charles Baker shakes hands with Bobby Hall, III, during the inaugural launch of an annual Juneteenth collaboration, One Night in Boston, June 18, 2021 in Boston, MA. (Photo By Mary Schwalm/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Governor Charles Baker holds up a copy of To My Kin, a book by Thadeus Miles during the inaugural launch of an annual Juneteenth collaboration, One Night in Boston, June 18, 2021 in Boston, MA. (Photo By Mary Schwalm/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Acting Mayor Kim Janney joins others in a moment of prayer during the inaugural launch of an annual Juneteenth collaboration, One Night in Boston, June 18, 2021 in Boston, MA. (Photo By Mary Schwalm/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Imari Jeffries, Executive Director of King Boston, takes a group selfies with Acting Mayor Kim Janney, Governor Charles Baker and Rev. Jeffrey Brown during the inaugural launch of an annual Juneteenth collaboration, One Night in Boston, June 18, 2021 in Boston, MA. (Photo By Mary Schwalm/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • Boston, MA. – June 18: Danny Rivera sings as Imari Jeffries, Executive Director of King Boston, looks on at during the inaugural launch of an annual Juneteenth collaboration, One Night in Boston, June 18, 2021 in Boston, MA. (Photo By Mary Schwalm/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

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