Squirrel Hill Stands at Juneteenth

On June 18 we joined our partner organization CeaseFirePA to march in solidarity with our Black friends and neighbors, from the Hill District to Downtown in the Juneteenth parade. Turnout was fantastic and we met lots of folks also concerned about gun violence. We called attention to the marked racial disparity in the toll that gun violence takes on communities. And while we have a very long way to go, we also celebrated how far we have all come. After all, Juneteenth, Emancipation Day, celebrates June 19, 1865 when Union soldiers brought news of slavery's end to Galveston, Texas,






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