PORTLAND — The State Theatre & Coded by Young Women of Color, a Portland-based non-profit that educates young Women of Color in emerging tech, are excited to announce their upcoming event, Juneteenth! at the State Theatre. The performance will stream from the State Theatre’s Facebook page on Saturday, June 19 at 8 pm. 

Juneteenth is an important holiday in the Black community, marking the day news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached rural Texas – two years after Abraham Lincoln’s announcement. CYWOC founder Janay Woodruff, who also performs as Continue reading at source website