Celebrate Juneteenth with NBC 5, Telemundo 39, Unity Unlimited, Inc. and Dr. Opal Lee, who made history last year when Congress passed Juneteenth as a National Holiday!
Dr. Opal Lee, also known as the "grandmother of Juneteenth," was a retired teacher and counsellor who has started a movement to make Juneteenth an official federal holiday, which finally occurred on June 17, 2021. The 96-year-old social activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee will continue her mission to educate others about Juneteenth
Register today for Opal's Walk for Freedom, Saturday, June 18th. This 2.5-mile walk starts at 10 a.m. at Evans Avenue Plaza located at 1050 Evans Avenue in Fort Worth. Immediately following the walk, the celebration continues at the “I am Juneteenth Festival” at Panther Island Pavilion.
To register to walk in person, virtually or to drive, click HERE.
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Opal’s Walk for Freedom
Saturday, June 18
Evans Avenue Plaza
1050 Evans Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
To register, click HERE