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<b><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:white;text-transform:uppercase">REAL Conversations<u></u><u></u></span></b></p>
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<span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333;text-transform:uppercase">KEEP ON PUSHIN': JUNETEENTH AND THE EVOLUTION OF EMANCIPATION<u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"> </span><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:blue"><a href="https://rax.rochester.edu/s/1676/rd16/interior.aspx?sid=1676&gid=2&pgid=8337&content_id=7009" target="_blank"><span style="color:blue">REGISTER
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<b><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333">Friday, June 18</span></b><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><br>
  </span><b><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333">Noon–1:15 p.m. (ET)</span></b><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<i><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333">Virtual event, presented by the </span></i><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><a href="https://www.rochester.edu/alumni/" target="_blank"><i><span style="color:#1a3d6e;text-decoration:none">Office
 of Alumni Relations and Constituent Engagement</span></i></a><i> in partnership with the </i><a href="https://www.rochester.edu/advancement/black-alumni-network/" target="_blank"><i><span style="color:#1a3d6e;text-decoration:none">Black Alumni Network</span></i></a><i>, </i><a href="https://www.rochester.edu/alumni/diversity-advisory-council" target="_blank"><i><span style="color:#1a3d6e;text-decoration:none">Diversity
 Advisory Council</span></i></a><i>, and the </i><a href="https://www.rochester.edu/diversity/" target="_blank"><i><span style="color:#1a3d6e;text-decoration:none">Office of Equity and Inclusion</span></i></a></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<i><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><img border="0" width="400" height="348" style="width:4.1666in;height:3.625in" id="m_3364156060336858740Picture_x0020_3" src="cid:17a1b7f73e94ce8e91"></span></i><i><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><br>
Dr. Scot Brown ’89</span></i><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333">Featuring <a href="https://afam.ucla.edu/faculty/scot-brown/" target="_blank"><b><span style="color:#1a3d6e">Dr. Scot Brown ’89</span></b></a>, distinguished author and associate professor of African
 American Studies and History at UCLA, we will recognize Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333">This special program will explore the historical context of Juneteenth, the importance of Black cultural wealth, the evolution of emancipation, and the expanded notion of freedom.
 In recognition of the celebration, the University of Rochester Black Alumni Network will host this event honoring the traditions and practices of persons of African descent.</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<b><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:blue"><a href="https://rax.rochester.edu/s/1676/rd16/interior.aspx?sid=1676&gid=2&pgid=8337&content_id=7009" target="_blank"><span style="color:blue">For more information and to register, click here.</span></a></span></b><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:blue"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333">This event is part of the University of Rochester monthly lecture and discussion series, <b><i>REAL</i></b><i>–<b>R</b>ochester's <b>E</b>quity & <b>A</b>ccess <b>L</b>eadership–Conversations.</i> These
 virtual programs focus on authentic discussions featuring brave and candid dialogues around equity, measurable action, and meaningful change. To view recordings of past events, <a href="https://www.rochester.edu/advancement/real-conversations/" target="_blank"><span style="color:#1a3d6e">explore
 the archive here.</span></a></span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#333333"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#1f4e79">Lauren McKenna (<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=D7yj2XT3Wuk&feature=emb_logo" target="_blank">she/her/hers</a>)</span></b><b><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#002060"><u></u><u></u></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion Programs<br>
Alumni Relations and Constituent Engagement </span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Symbol">ï</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif"> University of Rochester<u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#1f4e79">Phone</span></b><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif"> 585.273.3531 
<b><span style="color:#1f4e79">Mobile</span><span style="color:#5b9bd5"> </span></b>585.752.0104<u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<a href="http://www.rochester.edu/alumni" target="_blank">www.rochester.edu/alumni</a>  <b><span style="color:#1f4e79">Email</span></b>
<a href="mailto:lauren.mckenna@rochester.edu" target="_blank">lauren.mckenna@rochester.edu</a><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><i><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#1f4e79">I reverentially affirm that the lands on which I live and work are the original homelands of the Haudenosaunee and I honor the sovereignty of the Six Nations–the
 Mohawk, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Seneca, and Tuscarora. Additionally,  I strive to honor as well as respect the diverse Indigenous people connected to these lands with gratitude for the land itself and the people who have stewarded it throughout the generations.<u></u><u></u></span></i></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">Confidentiality notice:</span></i></b><i><span style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif"> This e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole
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