Happy Juneteenth! Celebrate at Fort Wayne's Macknificent Freedom Fest

Juneteenth celebrations are underway in Fort Wayne, and there’s a full week of activities leading up to June 19th, known as the Macknificent Freedom Fest. 

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Kara Hackett is a Fort Wayne native fascinated by what's next for northeast Indiana how it relates to other up-and-coming places around the world. After working briefly in New York City and Indianapolis, she moved back to her hometown where she has discovered interesting people, projects, and innovations shaping the future of this place—and has been writing about them ever since. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @karahackett.