EventsJuneteenth Viewing Event

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Juneteenth Viewing Event

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM


As we celebrate Juneteenth, please join us for a panel discussion on the Hulu series The 1619 Project.

Panelists will engage in a lively moderated discussion around the six-part series based on Nikole Hannah-Jones' book, The 1619 Project.


  • Jelani Cobb, staff writer at The New Yorker, writing on race, history, justice, politics and democracy, as well as Columbia University’s Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism and next the Dean of Columbia Journalism School.
  • Tracie D. Hall, named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2023, Executive Director of the American Library Association, author, curator and advocate for the arts. Hall is the first African American woman to lead the American Library Association since its founding in 1876.
  • Dr. Garrard McClendon, associate professor at Chicago State University and the author of Ax or Ask?, Donda’s Rules and President Thug.

The event will be moderated by Sylvia Ewing, Director of Strategic Communications, Marketing, and Outreach Director at Elevate.

How to Attend
This event will also take place live on CPL's YouTube channel and CPL's Facebook page.

Automatic captioning is available via Facebook and YouTube's closed captioning setting.

Black History
Suitable for:
Teens: 13 to 19 years
Adults: 18 and up
Art, Movies and Performances
History and Genealogy

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