Wayne State University celebrates the hallmark of Black freedom through the holiday of Juneteenth. Per the University's recognition of Juneteenth, a host of events and activities will take place across campus and in the city of Detroit. We invite you to learn about the continued struggle and plight of Black communities within Detroit and across 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.
|Looking Ahead to Juneteenth: Service Activity - Children's school supplies, winter clothing, and toy collection drive||January - March 2023||Varies||Varies|
|Looking Ahead to Juneteenth: Service Activity - Collection delivery||March 24, 2023|
Looking Ahead to Juneteenth: MLK's 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' at 60: Reflections on a Modern Classic of Political Philosophy and Political Theology
|April 3, 2023||3:30 p.m.||Undergraduate Library - Bernath Auditorium|
|Looking Ahead to Juneteenth: Sankofa - African American Studies at 33, Looking back as we move forward||April 13, 2023||5:00 - 6:30 p.m.|| |
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|Looking Ahead to Juneteenth: Malcolm X at 98 - Honoring his life and the impact of his life on others||May 18, 2023||5:00 - 6:30 p.m.||https://www.wayne.edu/live|
|2023 WSU Juneteenth Opening Celebration||June 12, 2023||2:00 - 4:00 p.m.||Undergraduate Library - Bernath Auditorium|
|2023 WSU Juneteenth Keynote Address - On Juneteenth: Black Struggle, Black Freedom, and Black Restitution||June 13, 2023||3:30 - 5:00 p.m.|| |
Undergraduate Library - Bernath Auditorium
|2023 WSU Juneteenth Celebration of Black Art||June 14, 2023||11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Undergraduate Library - Bernath Auditorium|
|2023 WSU Juneteenth: Freedoms, Education, and Resilience in partnership with the WSU Organization of Black Alumni||June 15, 2023||5:30 - 7:30 p.m.||Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights Lecture Hall and Freedom Hall Atrium|
|2023 WSU Juneteenth Closing Celebration||June 20, 2023||2:00 - 4:00 p.m.||Undergraduate Library - Bernath Auditorium|
|2023 WSU Juneteenth Movie in partnership with WSU's Dean of Students Office: Wakanda Forever||June 20, 2023||8:00 p.m.||Keast Commons|
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