For the first time in San Diego history, the Juneteenth flag was raised at the County Administration Center on Friday, June 17th.
By Cori Zaragoza, Staff Writer
A special ceremony was held on the east plaza, hosted by Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan Fletcher, in partnership with the Office of Equity & Racial Justice, Young Black & N’Business, the African American Association of County Employees, Black American Political Association of California, and the Cooper Family Foundation.
The morning started with a rendition of the Black National Anthem, sung by Mother Dorothy Williams of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. An oral history of Juneteenth, spoken by Vanessa Green of the Office of Equity & Racial Justice, followed Ms. Williams performance.
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