The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

‘JUNETEENTH’ TO BE COMMEMORATED WITH FILM SCREENING

UVA TODAY: ‘JUNETEENTH’ TO BE COMMEMORATED WITH FILM SCREENING

A screening of the recent film “Sugarcoated Arsenic” will take place on June 20 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and of “Juneteenth,” the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery. Sponsored by the University of Virginia Library’s “Common Ground Community,” the film, which explores African-American life during the 1970s at the University, will be shown at 3 p.m. in the Clemons Library’s Viz Lounge.

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