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Acadiana group hosts Juneteenth celebration

Posted at 8:44 PM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-19 23:45:46-04

In Downtown Lafayette, Acadiana Black held a party to commemorate the anniversary of freedom on Juneteenth.

The event happened over at Rêve Coffee Roasters. Organizers had tables full of merchandise and crafts from black vendors.

Guests also enjoyed live music and cocktails inspired by historic black bartenders.

All proceeds from tonight's event will be donated to the local NAACP chapter.

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