FW Black Collective hosting Juneteenth cookout June 11

The Federal Way Black Collective hosts their annual Juneteenth cookout Sunday, June 11, celebrating the historic holiday with good food and good company.

The free cookout runs from 1 to 5 p.m. at Town Square Park (31600 Pete von Reichbauer Way S). The event will spotlight Black-owned companies and creatives, according to the Black Collective.

Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the U.S. that celebrates the anniversary of the legal order issued June 19, 1865 that proclaimed freedom for enslaved peoples in Texas.