HMS Commemorates Juneteenth

Juneteenth HMS/HSDM Virtual Breakfast and Community Gathering

A Moment, A Movement

HMS commemorates Juneteenth, collectively envisions ‘new beginning’

By JEFFRY STANTON

HMS News | June 19, 2020

In a month when Americans have taken to the streets to protest police brutality following the deaths of George Floyd and other Black Americans, and as many U.S. communities weigh the fate of divisive Confederate statues and symbols and major corporations retire products with racist packaging, Harvard Medical School marked the Juneteenth holiday with a first-ever virtual breakfast to unite, celebrate, and according to HMS Dean George Q. Daley, “to commit together to making Harvard Medical School a better place.”

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