Juneteenth Milwaukee Golden Anniversary…It’s Countdown Time

June 17, 2021

Photos By Carmen Murguia

On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, Northcott Neighborhood House hosted a press conference at their offices, 2460 N. 6th St., to kick off their Juneteenth Celebrations that will take place Saturday, June 19. During the press conference several announcements were made, including the Juneteenth Golden Anniversary mural will be designed by Vedale Hill, whose studio is in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

The mural will reflect the Juneteenth historical attributes of the holiday and will be painted at the intersection of Locust and King Drive; the announcement of the date and time the 2021 Juneteenth 50th Anniversary Pageant winners and their court will be announced on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 4 p.m.; and Chytania Brown, President and CEO of Employ Milwaukee announced the Earn and Learn Summer Youth Employment Fair.