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  • Writer's pictureJuneteenth Festival


Updated: Apr 4

Thursday, Apr. 11 | 12–1pm | Centennial, Theater

The grandmother of juneteenth

Join Pikes Peak State College for an inspiring experience with Dr. Opal Lee, the esteemed Grandmother of Juneteenth! Dr. Opal Lee’s tireless efforts led to the recognition of Juneteenth as a federal holiday, a milestone achievement in American history. Her unwavering commitment to preserving the legacy of Juneteenth and advocating for equality has left an indelible mark on our nation.

Pikes Peak State College is thrilled to host Dr. Opal Lee for a captivating, moderated conversation as she offers her invaluable perspectives on the significance of Juneteenth, the ongoing fight for civil rights, and the power of grassroots activism. We welcome the public to this event.

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