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Brandon Clokey asks Danasia James, 8, what kind of potato chips she would like. Ahead of her in red, is Tamia Woltoin, 9. Clokey was helping the African American Men’s Group serve lunch during the Juneteenth celebration, which took place outside at the Central Hillside Community Center on Saturday afternoon. Juneteenth is an African American celebration including picnics, games, educational booths, dance, music and family gathering. It commemorates emancipation, the ending of slavery. The day is celebrated all over the United States close to June 19.
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