NH Juneteenth march11

A tee shirt worn by Elijah Nelson, of Waterbury, expresses his feelings at a Juneteenth event organized by 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.

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