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Event organizer Ta’Lannamonique Miller pumps up the New Haven crowd gathered at East Rock Park during a Juneteenth event organized by Miller’s group, Citywide Youth Coalition, to celebrate the emancipation of the last enslaved people in Texas in 1865. Cloe Poisson / CTMirror.org

About 1,500 people marched for equal justice and freedom from the New Haven Green to the park for speeches, poetry readings, entertainment, food and fellowship. “We encourage you to use this space to have a conversation with each other!” said Miller.

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