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Where To Celebrate Juneteenth In Pittsburgh

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Katie Blackley
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90.5 WESA
A demonstrator holds a "Black Trans Lives Matter" sign during a demonstration in Squirrel Hill on June 13, 2020.

From music festivals to cookouts, celebrations will take place in Pittsburgh this weekend and throughout the month in honor of Juneteenth. The date, which recognizes the emancipation of enslaved Black people in the United States in 1865, is recognized as a holiday in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania.

Here's where you can recognize the historic event: