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Courtney Joseph interviewed on Juneteenth origin, meaning

The 21st, Illinois’s statewide news talk show, turned to Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies Courtney Joseph for her insight on “Bringing Juneteenth to the Mainstream,” which aired on five NPR member stations in central and northern Illinois on June 18.

 Listen to the interview with Joseph and Chip Moody, manager of new media and community partnerships at DuSable Museum in Chicago, here

Joseph also was interviewed with Brenda Stevenson, Nickoll Family Endowed Chair in the Department of History and a Professor of African American Studies at UCLA, by the Marlborough School, a private college preparatory school in Los Angeles. View that video here