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By Clifton R Kirkman II
Telegram Reporter 

One Local Detroit Juneteenth Celebration Started as a Thought; Four Years Later The Two Visionaries were Awarded the "Spirit of Detroit Award"

 

Stacey D Faulkner and Demetrius "Meech" Edison had a vision about Juneteenth and they received a Spirit of Detroit Recognition

People filled the streets; the band could be heard for miles and the DJ played all the hits, all day long.Two young men from Detroit had an incredible turn-out for their 4th Annual Juneteenth Community Event. It's hard to imagine the amount of time, dedication and effort that had been spent for such a successful event.

Visionaries Stacey D. Faulkner and Demetrius "Meech" Edison, said that they wanted to keep the celebration of Juneteenth and the love of community at the forefront of their event. The two, who grew up in Fountain Court Cooperative, which is located on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd...



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