Juneteenth

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With the current state of our country, we as blacks could use a celebration right now while we are still on the front lines. Juneteenth is that celebration.

"Step Afrika! Juneteenth Celebration" commemorates June 19, 1865 and the true end of slavery with a new virtual program happening tonight at 8pm!

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

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday of notable significance for many African Americans. June 19, 1865, highlights the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas.

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 […]

According to the official website, Juneteenth “is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.”  A lot of people would take this time to hang out or relax with friends and family.  But why not take this day to educate yourself or learn more about how far we’ve come […]

As we look to celebrate this date this year following a slew of unjust murders and social unrest, here’s a playlist celebrating all of our melanin magic.

What was born out of emancipation in Texas has become a global celebration of Black freedom.

While gathering, organizing and/or protesting has historically the way folks would come together in celebration, with the current global pandemic it is suggested to pivot the plan. Here are some ways you can take action.

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.