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Happy Holidays

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Juneteenth celebrated on West Side

West Side organizations hosted events in celebration of Juneteenth on Friday. Commemorating Juneteenth this year was seen as especially important in the wake of the national movements sparked by the police killing of George Floyd.

Celebrate Juneteenth

There are a number of activities being held throughout Chicago’s West Side to mark Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

Don’t miss Saturday’s unity parade

Michele Clark Academic Prep Magnet High School has organized a classic vehicle parade that kicks off at 11 a.m. May 23. To promote life, uplift the human spirit, champion physical safety and support mental health, Saturday’s parade is the culminating event in the high school’s unity week.