Giving history center stage at Juneteenth

June 20, 2009 | 10:23 p.m. CDT
Addae Ahmad, center, stands among various history panels at the Juneteenth celebration in Douglass Park on Saturday. Ahmad was part of the committee that organized the event, which commemorates the importance of African-American history and freedom.

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