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NAACP marks Juneteenth with renovation of downtown headquarters

The Memphis chapter of the NAACP marked Juneteenth with a groundbreaking and renovation of its downtown headquarters.

As Memphis and the nation observe a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans, several service organizations united to celebrate Juneteenth with a turn of a shovel.

The groundbreaking symbolized the renovation of the historic NAACP headquarters on Vance Avenue and its commitment to save the lives of young mothers and their children.

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