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J19 Week
 June 16th-23rd
Charleston, SC

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ABOUT J19 WEEK

The 4th annual Lowcountry Juneteenth Week Festival is a celebration of freedom and empowerment, showcasing the contributions and achievements of African Americans in the Lowcountry. Join us in celebrating the rich heritage and cultural significance of Juneteenth, a holiday marking the end of slavery in the United States.

From music, food, and culture to educational programs and community events, the Lowcountry Juneteenth Week offers something for everyone. Join us as we honor the legacy of those who fought for freedom and justice and celebrate the bright future of the African American and Gullah community.

This year’s festival will continue the tradition and will feature a variety of curated events, activities and more. Mark your calendars and join us for a week of celebration, education, and empowerment. We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Lowcountry Juneteenth Week Festival!

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Who's Coming

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THE 2023/2024 HONOREES

We are proud to announce the 2024 LJW Honor Recipients!

Trailblazer Award Recipient:

Dr. Millicent Brown

Legacy Award Recipients:

Mayor Reggie Burgess

Attorney Thad  Doughty

Kenya Dunn

Lawrence "LJ"  Huger

Carlos Dunlap Jr.

 

These  history makers embody  the spirit of Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.

 

They are our  Ancestor's  dreams and  have shown a deep commitment to the principles of freedom, equality, and justice for all, and we are proud to honor them during  the 4th Annual LJW Festival.

Events

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