Juneteenth

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. To celebrate, there are several events being held in and around Baltimore on June 19th.

Are you among those who want to learn more about Juneteenth? Here are 10 books about the new national holiday also known as Black Liberation Day that commemorates the official end of slavery in the United States.

Ten black, female-owned businesses you should support in honor of Juneteenth 2021.

News

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday to establish June 19 officially as Juneteenth National Independence Day.

Juneteenth isn't typically a part of the history lesson in school, so as we honor this joyous day of freedom, here's a look at 5 kids books about Juneteenth to get your little one acclimated...

In 1865, two years after President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation went into effect, Black people in Galveston, Texas were finally liberated.

Take a look at these 10 Black History documentaries you can watch for Juneteenth that each tell our stories as a race from many different perspectives.

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, represents freedom in many ways.

Whether you call it Freedom Day, Liberation Day, or Juneteenth, we hope these songs will be a sufficient soundtrack for your actions.

Community activist, Ms. Opal Lee is on a mission to make Juneteenth a national holiday. Two years after the emancipation proclamation on June 19, 1865, Texas slaves found out they were free. Today, over 280,000 signatures have been gathered for the petition to make it a nationally recognized holiday, but Ms. Opal’s goal is to […]

Juneteenth is a time to recommit ourselves to the work that remains undone. We remember that even in the darkest hours, there is cause to hope for tomorrow’s light. Today, no matter our race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, we recommit ourselves to working to free modern-day slaves around the world and to honoring in our own time the efforts of those who fought so hard to steer our country truer to our highest ideals.

National

The date are dates that should be remembered by people of color because it was 400 years ago August 20th 1619 that slaves were said to be stolen from their homeland in Africa. They brought them to The Americas to have them build up British Owed North America but would never value them. These are […]