Juneteenth Keynote: From New Orleans to Galveston to St. Louis and Beyond

June 15, 2023
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a riveting nine-generation family migration story from Texas to Missouri. Vanessa Moreland-Slaughter, a native St. Louisan, will join Jim Vincent of the St. Louis African American History & Genealogy Society in a fireside chat to trace her family’s legacy to Galveston, Texas, in the 1850s. The evening will kick off with a brief presentation about the history and meaning of the Juneteenth holiday by Dr. Geoff K. Ward of Washington University in St. Louis and will end with a live performance by the Community Gospel Choir of St. Louis. View the full event details here.