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Rep. Sewell to host Juneteenth celebration honoring the Negro Leagues

Sewell will also pay tribute to former Birmingham Black Baron Rev. William Greason.

Rep. Terri Sewell
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On Wednesday, June 19th at 1 p.m. CDT, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, AL-07, will host a Juneteenth Celebration honoring the Negro Leagues and paying tribute to former Birmingham Black Baron Rev. William Greason, who, at the age of 99, continues to give back to his community as Pastor of Bethel Baptist Church Berney Points. Rep. Sewell will host a fireside chat with Rev. Greason to celebrate his extraordinary career and honor the contributions of African Americans to baseball history.

WHO: Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell, AL-07; Former Birmingham Black Baron Rev. William Greason; Local officials

WHAT: Rep. Sewell Hosts Juneteenth Celebration Honoring the Negro Leagues, Tribute to Rev. William Greason

WHEN: Wednesday, June 19, 2024 | 1 p.m.

WHERE: Bethel Baptist Church Berney Points; 1637 Pearson Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211

Last week, Rep. Sewell spoke on the House Floor to recognize Major League Baseball’s Tribute to the Negro Leagues at Rickwood Field. Watch it on YouTube here.

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