12 Juneteenth events around the SF Bay Area

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San Francisco Black Film Festival XXXIII: June 17-20. The festival celebrates African American cinema and the African cultural diaspora with  a diverse collection of films from emerging and established filmmakers. Films include “Subjects of Desire”, “Social” and “Little Drummer Boy.” https://www.sfbff.org/

Solano County Juneteenth Celebration — Cruise In: 5-10 p.m. June 18, noon-8 p.m. June 19-20, Solano County Fairgrounds, Vallejo. The celebration includes a health and wellness fair, fashion show, poetry and comedy. $20-$50. https://bit.ly/3v8vyq3

Monument Reckoning Sculptures: 5:30 p.m. June 18, Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Sculptor Dana King’s installation of 350 sculptures, who represent the first Africans stolen from their homeland and sold into slavery in 1619, encircles the vacant plinth of slaveholder Frances Scott Key, which was partially toppled by protesters last Juneteenth.

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