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Freedom's Legacy: African American Heritage Annual Juneeteenth Celebration

For Release: June 18, 2009
College Station, TX -

On June 18, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Education Department in conjunction with the Lincoln Recreation Center, Neal Recreation Center, Boys & Girls Club of the Brazos Valley, and the Brazos Valley African American Museum presents Freedom's Legacy: African American Heritage Annual Juneteenth Celebration.

A freedom walk departs from the Lincoln Center at 9:00 a.m. en route to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. A free storytelling celebration is open to the public from 10:30-11:30 a.m. featuring storyteller and educator Elizabeth Kahura. This is a free community concert.

From 9:00-3:15 p.m., an Educator's Seminar will be offered for $35.00 with pre-registration or $40.00 onsite registration. This seminar will feature Dr. Albert Broussard, Texas A&M History Professor, and Rachel Day, founder of Big Brazos World Village. Registration fees include lunch. Additionally, continuing education credit is available for the seminar. For more information and concert reservations, email bush.education@nara.gov or call (979) 691-4006.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091