A Bowling Green group that has been organizing local protests recently gathred hundreds for a different kind of event over the weekend.
The Bowling Green Freedom Walkers is expanding its reach with a Juneteenth celebration in a historic part of town.
Juneteenth marks the symbolic moment on June 19th, 1865, when Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, and informed enslaved individuals of their freedom.
The Shake Rag District is a historically Black part of Bowling Green, and the namesake for Chris Page's Shake Rag Barbershop. He said it's a meaningful location to host Friday night's celebration.