Social Impact Leader Ms. Opal Lee is Bringing Her Juneteenth Mission to Memphis

By: Issuewire
Opal Lee Grandmother of Juneteenth

Join her for a Meet and Greet

Memphis, Oct 11, 2020 ( - WHAT: Ms. Opal Lee, social impact leader and 'Grandmother of Juneteenth', is visiting Memphis, Tennessee to engage in a range of activities that aim to educate Americans about the importance of making June 19 a national holiday. Watch Ms. Opal's address here.


Friday, October 16:

  • 11 am - 12:30 pm: Ms. Opal is available for interviews.
  • 1 pm - 3 pm: Ms. Opal is hosting a community discussion session and providing signings of her book Juneteenth a Children's Story at The Commons on Merton 258 N. Merton St.  
  • 4 pm - 6p m: Ms. Opal is available for interviews. 

Saturday, October 17:

  • 9:30 am - 11:30 am: A Juneteenth meet-and-greet and education event is being held at the farmers market at the First Congregational Church, 1000 Cooper St, Memphis. Ms. Opal will share key Juneteenth messages and her book will be available for signing. 

Sunday, October 18:

  • 11 am - 2 pm: Ms. Opal is available for interviews. 



Detailed press kit: 

Get involved! Sign Ms. Opal's petition to make Juneteenth a national holiday: 

15 million petition delivery to Capitol HillJuneteenth a Children

Media Contact

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P.O. Box 11793

Source :Unity Unlimited, Inc. / Ms.Opal Lee

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