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Milwaukee's Juneteenth celebration returns Monday with a parade and street festival

Juneteenth is a holiday that dates back to 1865 and Milwaukee has one of the country's oldest Juneteenth celebrations.

Juneteenth recognizes the end of slavery.

You can join people in Milwaukee's Northcott Neighborhood for a parade and street festival on Monday.

Organizers hope the party will bring people together and promote unity.

"With all the negative things that have taken place in Milwaukee, this is very positive. This shows the community that different diversities and nationalities that we can come together and work together."

The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Monday morning at the corner of MLK and Locust. 

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