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The event to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States featured a keynote address from Coty Raven Morris.

COURTESY PHOTO: DAVE ARPIN - Keynote speaker Coty Raven Morris dances during the Lake Oswego Juneteenth celebration Sunday, June 19, at Millennium Plaza Park. Lake Oswego celebrated Juneteenth in style at Millennium Plaza Park on Sunday, June 19, during an event co-hosted by Respond to Racism, LO for LOve and the city of Lake Oswego.

The event to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States featured a keynote address from Coty Raven Morris, a visiting assistant professor of choir, music education and social justice at Portland State University, as well as live music by Morris and Ekome Drum & Dance. More tunes filled the air when DJ Avelanche took the stage, and several other attendees delivered remarks.

COURTESY PHOTO: DAVE ARPIN - Residents of all ages showed up at Millennium Plaza Park to celebrate Juneteenth. COURTESY PHOTO: DAVE ARPIN - City Councilor Massene Mboup dances during the Juneteenth celebration at Millennium Plaza Park. COURTESY PHOTO: DAVE ARPIN - Respond to Racism co-founder Willie Poinsette speaks during the Juneteenth celebration at Millennium Plaza Park.COURTESY PHOTO: TERRI KRAEMER - From left to right, DJ Avelanche, Willie Poinsette and Coty Raven Morris pose for a photo during the celebration


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