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Stories and song celebrate freedom from slavery at Juneteenth-Rock Hill

Rock Hill celebrates freedom of slaves in South during Juneteenth

Storytelling, music and more marked Rock Hill, South Carolina, annual Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom on Saturday at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church. Juneteenth commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery.
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Storytelling, music and more marked Rock Hill, South Carolina, annual Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom on Saturday at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church. Juneteenth commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery.

Juneteenth Rock Hill on Saturday celebrated freedom and emancipation during a festival event with music, storytelling and more at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church.

Juneteenth commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South.

For more inforamtion, visit juneteenthrockhill.com.

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