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Fayette Juneteenth features Buffalo Soldiers

Down ‘n Dirty Rodeo President Stanley Knowles (L), Iyabo Johnson and Trooper James Gilcrest of the Atlanta chapter of the 9th and 10th Calvary of Buffalo Soldiers were front and center June 19 for the 3rd Annual Juneteenth program held at the library in Fayetteville and sponsored by the Fayette County Branch of the NAACP. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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Community

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Sports

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