Tag: Juneteenth 2023

Artist Keith David Conner talking about his work at the Juneteenth celebration. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle)

Artists capture spirit of liberation in displays at HF Juneteenth fest

Thousands of community members gathered outside of Homewood-Flossmoor High School for its third annual Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 16. The event had 170 vendors and exhibitors, including many Black artists and Black-owned businesses. The artwork featured everything from portraits of people to pop culture-related artwork to pieces with themes[Read More…]

The Chicago Acrobatic Boys Team performs at the HF Juneteenth Festival on June 17. (Nuha Abdessalam/H-F Chronicle)

Juneteenth embraced, celebrated at annual festival

Homewood-Flossmoor community members embraced and celebrated the Juneteenth Festival on Saturday, June 17, while recalling the significance and meaning behind the holiday. It was a beautiful sunny day for guests to walk among the 170 vendors and exhibitors, meet friends, enjoy food dishes and sit and watch the entertainment. Sponsored[Read More…]

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