RCGOP Press Release - Juneteenth

For Immediate Release
Phone: 262.864.1010
June 5, 2015

Come Visit the Racine GOP at Juneteenth!

[Racine] – The Racine County Republican Party is proud to announce that we will once again participate in Racine’s Annual Juneteenth Celebration at the Dr. John Bryant Community Center, 601 21st St from noon until 5pm on Saturday, June 13th.

The annual celebration dates back to 1865 when the abolition of slavery was announced in the state of Texas. Three years prior to this announcement, September of 1862, Republican President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation declaring that all slaves in the Confederate States to be freed by January 1, 1863.

The Racine County Republican Party has confirmed that a number of elected officials will attend throughout the day so we encourage you to come out and visit us multiple times to see who has arrived at to discuss the issues of the day.