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Delta sorority hosts Juneteenth Day in Milton

PHOTOS BY DENY HOWETH
June 28, 2013

President of the Sussex County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Geraldine Jones gives the opening prayer and address to the crowd of Deltas during the Juneteenth Celebration held June 22 in Milton Memorial Park.

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday that commemorates the announcement of the abolishing of slavery in the state of Texas in 1865.