Mizzou celebrates Juneteenth with CoMo
To mark the second federally-recognized Juneteenth holiday, Mizzou (which will be closed today to mark the holiday) took part in a city-wide celebration. A number of school officials joined together with members of the Mizzou Football and Hoops programs at Douglass Park for the city’s block party.
On Saturday, @mizzoudiversity's Vice Chancellor Maurice Gipson, @MizzouHoops and others from #Mizzou joined the Columbia community's Juneteenth Block Party at Douglass Park. Mizzou's campus will be closed tomorrow (Monday, June 20) to recognize and celebrate the holiday. pic.twitter.com/8yQDoFgXW5— Mizzou (@Mizzou) June 19, 2022
Today, we reflect, educate, & celebrate. Happy Juneteenth!!! pic.twitter.com/Mx6Mcg4cVD— Mizzou Basketball (@MizzouWBB) June 19, 2022
A day to celebrate, educate and reflect.— Mizzou Hoops (@MizzouHoops) June 19, 2022
Spent yesterday with the @CityofColumbia celebrating #Juneteenth. pic.twitter.com/4mFPQADX4X
Columbia community’s Juneteenth Block Party at Douglass Park pic.twitter.com/4NROuczt4l— Mizzou Football (@MizzouFootball) June 19, 2022
Nothing else to see here. Just a bunch of folks celebrating independence!
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