Troublesome Participates in MHCC’s Black Student Union Juneteenth Celebration


Troublesome was invited by the Black Student Union to participate in Mt. Hood Community College’s “Juneteenth” Celebration.  The catered celebration included music, dancing, and a keynote address about the meaning and importance of the holiday by Troublesome Founder and MHCC professor, Stephen Graves.

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is a holiday that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in June 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South. Celebrated on June 19, it is recognized as a state holiday or special day of observance in most states.

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