Now an official federal holiday, Juneteenth will be celebrated annually and across Twitter, many are sharing in the joy in their own way while also reminding observers that there are many more miles to go.
In honor of Juneteenth which is set to be celebrated for the first time as a federal holiday this Saturday (June 19th), here's a short list of events for those interested to check out in person and online.
In honor of Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday, enjoy a current list of our favorite tv programming for Black joy. We have listed each show or film alongside the network and a short description so you can decide what to watch with your loved ones this weekend.
To celebrate, the guys from the Some Dude... Podcast put together of a playlist of songs to celebrate Juneteenth and Black Culture. These are some of the Blackest songs ever. Songs to make you laugh, cry or buck against the system if we have to.
Washington DC-based quartet Brandon Camphor & OneWay bless us with an impressive cover of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" just in time for Juneteenth.
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.
Friday will mark the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth! Wondering how you can make the most of your Juneteenth celebration? The best way to start is by getting educated on why we celebrate the holiday in the first place!
Juneteenth is now recognized as a federal holiday in the United States thanks to the Joe Biden administration. While some of us are now learning about the significance of the holiday, people like Tina Knowles-Lawson have been celebrating the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans since birth.
The Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday to establish June 19 officially as Juneteenth National Independence Day.
Launching on Juneteenth, the "Blackest" bus in the country and local and national partners will tour 9 southern cities to raise awareness about the current threat to voting rights and building Black power in the south.