Juneteenth Freedom Day in Black, Red, and White Text
Community Locations
Hawthorn Park
Friday, July 9 at 7:30 pm

"What gets remembered is determined by who is in the room, doing the remembering," says Betty Reid Soskin, a ninety-nine year-old National Park Ranger who has made it her mission to restore the missing fragments of America's African American history. In No Time to Waste, Soskin shares her life experiences as a Black woman in the United States: her time working in a World War II segregated union hall; her roles as mother, activist, singer, and legislative representative; and her current position as a ranger at the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park. No Time to Waste is presented in partnership with the Vigo County Parks Department to celebrate and commemorate JuneteenthLearn more at notimetowastefilm.com. Activities and discussion will begin at 7:30 p.m.; film screening will begin at 9:30 p.m.