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  • Arpad Bowman, 3, of Amherst, eats a hot dog  during the 2013 Juneteenth Jamboree.<br/><br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Arpad Bowman, 3, of Amherst, eats a hot dog during the 2013 Juneteenth Jamboree.

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  • Mtali Banda, left, and Berhani Woldu perform with the University of Massachusetts New Africa House Ensemble .<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Mtali Banda, left, and Berhani Woldu perform with the University of Massachusetts New Africa House Ensemble .
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  • Audience members  applaud after a song by Amherst Regional High School student Michaela Bowen Wednesday.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

    Audience members applaud after a song by Amherst Regional High School student Michaela Bowen Wednesday.
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  • Arpad Bowman, 3, of Amherst, eats a hot dog  during the 2013 Juneteenth Jamboree.<br/><br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Mtali Banda, left, and Berhani Woldu perform with the University of Massachusetts New Africa House Ensemble .<br/>JERREY ROBERTS
  • Audience members  applaud after a song by Amherst Regional High School student Michaela Bowen Wednesday.<br/>JERREY ROBERTS

AMHERST — The Sankofa Coalition organized the Juneteenth Jamboree Wednesday as a community block party and celebration of community activism, social justice and equal rights. There were performances, speeches, and music on the Amherst Town Common. Gazette photographer Jerrey Roberts was there to get these pictures.

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