Falmouth - In an ongoing effort to foster dialogue and educate our community on racial justice issues, Falmouth Community Television (FCTV) presents the 20th episode in a series of programs entitled THE Conversation. Co-hosted and co-produced by Onjalé Scott Price and The Rev. Will Mebane, the series offers a timely dialogue on race. The topic of this month’s episode of THE Conversation is “Juneteenth.” Ms. Scott Price is the COO of Mizar Imaging in Woods Hole and Vice Chair of the Falmouth Select Board. The Rev. Mebane is the rector of Falmouth’s St. Barnabas’s Episcopal Church. This month’s panelists are Barbara Burgo, L’Merchie Frazier, and Ambrose Jearld Jr. Mark Long, Robin Joyce Miller, Krissie Williams, and Sonia Tellier also appear on the program. The discussion focuses on the questions: “What is Juneteenth?” and “Why don’t we learn about Juneteenth?” Barbara Burgo is the Co-founder, Clerk and Curator of the Cape Cod Cape Verdean Museum and Cultural Center in East Falmouth. Barbara was also Chair of the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission, Vice Chair of South Coastal Counties Legal Services, and former State President of American Association of University Women – MA. Barbara is a member of the NAACP Cape Cod and Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition. She also served for seven years as a Commissioner on the Brewster Housing Authority Commission. Visual activist, public historian and artist, innovator, poet and holographer, L’Merchie Frazier is Director of Education and Interpretation for the Museum of African American History, Boston/Nantucket and Executive Director of Creative Strategic Partnerships for SPOKE. She also serves as Director of Creative Engagement of the Transformative Action Project/Violence Transformed in the Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern University. She has served the artistic community for over twenty years as an award winning national and international visual and performance artist and poet, with residencies in Brazil, Taiwan, Costa Rica, Africa, France, and Cuba. Her artworks are collected by the Smithsonian Institution, the White House, Museum of Arts and Design, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Dallas Museum of Art. She is a Boston Foundation Brother Thomas Fellow and Massachusetts Historical Society Fellow, a member of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, and has recently been appointed to the Massachusetts Arts Commission. L’Merchie was recently awarded the first Museum Educator Award by the Massachusetts Council on Social Studies. Ambrose Jearld Jr. spent over 39 years as a fisheries scientist and a decade as the Director of Academic Education at NOAA Fisheries in Woods Hole. Ambrose was the first chair of the Woods Hole Diversity Advisory Committee, a collaboration started in 2004 to promote diversity and inclusion throughout the scientific community in Woods Hole. He was also the Co-founder of the Partnership Education Program and served as its Director from its inception in 2009 until his retirement in 2016. In 2017, the Woods Hole scientific community launched an annual lectureship named in his honor. He speaks frequently on diversity in the earth sciences, including more perspectives in academia, and how his own upbringing has influenced his understanding of the world. Episode 20 of THE Conversation can be viewed Friday at 6:00 PM, Sunday at 8:00 PM, Monday at 8:00 AM, and Wednesday at 11:00 AM on FCTV Public Channel 13. Channel 13 is also streamed live via FCTV’s website at www.fctv.org, and the program will also be available for viewing on-demand on the website, FCTV’s Facebook page, and YouTube channel.