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Kelly Elaine Navies will discuss the history and significance of Juneteenth from her perspective as an oral historian and someone whose family has observed the holiday for the past 50 years. Kelly Elaine Navies is a Museum Specialist with the Oral History Initiative at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Kelly Elaine Navies is the Museum Specialist in Oral History for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. . Her passion for oral history and African American Studies carried her into graduate work at UNC Chapel Hill where she studied at the Southern Oral History Program. She later received a Master’s in Library and Information Science from the Catholic University of America with an emphasis in Cultural Heritage. Navies is also the First VP of the Oral History Association.
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