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Juneteenth screening of "Racing for Freedom"

  • T. Thomas Fortune House 94 Drs James Parker Boulevard Red Bank, NJ, 07701 United States (map)

Screening of short documentary, Racing for Freedom, takes you into the  horse racing industry, showing how black jockeys, prior to the Civil War, bought their freedom and the economic impact, particularly in Monmouth County, the industry had on the Black community.

A discussion follows the screening, with guest speakers: former jockey, Ronald Tanner, former handler, Rodney Noel and clocker, Gatha Artis.

.Part of the Monmouth County Freedom Story Oral History Series. Sponsored in part by the Monmouth County Historical Commission