Rockford’s 30th Juneteenth Celebration will be Broadcast On Comcast Channel 17

A celebration that is 3 decades old in Rockford adapts to the COVID-19 pandemic — with a 2 hour TV special will air on the 19th at 6 p.m. on Comcast Channel 17.

Friday marks the 30th Juneteenth celebration in Rockford. “We encourage it all because we encourage the celebrating of freedom on this day and we encourage not just amongst the black community, but every community coming together and uniting as one because we all can agree that the end of slavery was a fantastic thing for our country,” explained Gina Meeks, Event Coordinator.

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