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HBO series Watchmen available for free this weekend

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Posted at 11:03 AM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 16:27:57-04

All nine episodes of the HBO series Watchmen can be seen for free this weekend.

Watchmen begins in Tulsa during the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and explores the history of systemic racism in America.

READ MORE: 99 years later: The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Officials announced on Twitter all nine episodes will be available on HBO.com and OnDemand for free and they will air a marathon of the series on Friday, as well.

We’re proud to announce @HBO will make all nine episodes available for free this weekend on http://HBO.com and On Demand, and will air a marathon of the series tomorrow at 1PM ET.
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Friday is June 19, which is Juneteenth. A day when many gather to celebrate the end of slavery in the United States.

The Tulsa community is holding an event to celebrate Juneteenth, titled "I, too, am America: Juneteenth for Justice." The event will commemorate the history and resilience of Greenwood while raising awareness of the racial disparities and structural racism within the City of Tulsa.

READ MORE: Historic Greenwood District preparing for big Juneteenth celebration

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton is coming to the event as a keynote speaker. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in the Greenwood District in downtown Tulsa.

The Watchmen marathon will air on Friday, June 19 at 1 p.m.

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