Event celebrating end of slavery in U.S. headed to North Augusta


NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) — An event celebrating the freedom of African Americans will take place in North Augusta on Friday, June 19.

The Juneteenth Cookout is being held starting 5 p.m. at the Summerfield Park on Old Edgefield Road.

Attendees can learn about Juneteenth, the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.

There will be food and giveaways, too.

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