June 19, 2020 | Written by Julie Hinds
According to Ferrell, it’s going to take a building of broad coalitions to stop systemic racism and fulfill the American promise of freedom for all.That will require participation by corporations, civic groups, individuals and more — and he wants Detroit to help lead the way.
“This Juneteenth celebration is pulling together major institutions to have a single voice around the need for freedom, justice and democracy,” says Ferrell. “And Detroit, being the most populous African American city in the country, an epicenter of COVID(-19), we have to speak out against injustice.”
– To get access to the full article published by Detroit Free Press:
– The following link takes you to our Juneteenth program: