Headshot of Eddie GlaudeEvents hosted by Lehigh available online on Wednesday: an artist panel discussion, “Art as Emancipation,” at noon; Philadelphia poet laureate Trapeta Mayson at 3 p.m., and a talk about the history and importance of the holiday┬áby Eddie Glaude Jr., best-selling author and chair of Princeton’s Department of African American Studies, at 6 p.m.

“Commemorating Juneteenth is the right thing to do,” says Amir Tejani, special assistant to the president for strategic planning and implementation. “It benefits our community, and we’re using it as a teaching moment.”

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