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"Nobody's free until everybody's free." -
Fannie Lou Hamer
For over 250 years, Black people were enslaved in the
United States, until they were declared legally free by the
Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. The news of their freedom did not
reach the enslaved in Texas until June 19, 1865. This day, known as "Juneteenth,"
celebrates the end of slavery throughout the United States. Join Sankofa Stories on
this storytelling journey from the agony of slavery to the joy of
emancipation in celebration of Juneteenth.
Join us in celebrating the publication of Last Call
at Coogan’s: The Life and Death of a Neighborhood Bar by Millburn
librarian Jon Michaud. Jon's conversation with author Corey Mead will
be followed by an audience Q&A. Books will be available for
purchase and signing.
In this presentation for Pride month, we travel with
Elton John from his early days in London as a songwriter and session
man through his international fame as a solo performer. We
will focus on his golden years (1970 -1976) where he dominated
worldwide record charts with 15 hit singles.
Drop in and write a welcoming letter to a refugee
seeking asylum here in New Jersey. You can also drop off some
stationery that will be given to refugees to communicate with
their families; pick up a book on the topic; and
hear from a representative of First Friends of NJ &