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Juneteenth Celebration

June 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Juneteenth Freedom Day Graphic
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock community came together on Monday, June 20, to mark the university’s first celebration of Juneteenth, the oldest national commemoration of the ending of slavery in the country.

The celebration provided UA Little Rock students, employees, alumni, and friends with the opportunity to celebrate African American history and culture. The day featured a Juneteenth historical reenactment and a Black-owned food truck festival as well as the release of a cookbook (coming soon!).

Here’s a list of events:

Taste of Juneteenth – a Black-owned food truck festival that includes Goldfingers Woodfired Pizza, Spud Love, Jefferson Mobile Grilling, and Cheesecake On Point.
Time: noon – 2pm
Location: Campus Drive

Reenactment of Historic Juneteenth Events
Time: 1pm
Location: Donaghey Student Center Ledbetter Hall

The UA Little Rock Juneteenth Celebration Cookbook featuring family recipes from UA Little Rock students, employees, and alumni, is coming soon and will be available to download here. 

Watch the performance by S. Juain Young & Artists United.

Juneteenth Reenactment at UA Little Rock

The reenactment on June 20, 2022 featured S. Juain Young & Artists United, a multi-faceted, diverse performing arts group who has inspired and educated audie…

Download more Juneteenth Quick Facts [pdf]

Review the Juneteenth Reading List [graphic]

Read the full news story here.


June 20, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Category:


Diversity Council
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