Wayne State University celebrates the hallmark of Black freedom through the holiday of Juneteenth. Per the University's recognition of Juneteenth, various events and activities will occur across campus and in Detroit. We invite you to learn about The struggles and plight of black communities in Detroit and the United States. Juneteenth is a unifying holiday; it forces us to look honestly at where we are as a nation and what we can do to progress.

Read more about the Juneteenth flag and its symbolism.



2024 Theme: Afrofuturism 

Event Date Time Location
Looking Ahead to Juneteenth: Detroit History is Black History: Panel Discussion  February 20, 2024 5:00 - 7:00 PM Industry Innovation Center
461 Burroughs St
Detroit, MI 48202
Celebrate Juneteenth! June 18, 2024 Various Various


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