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.

The Big Apple is starting to get woke. New York City public schools will be celebrating Juneteenth as an official holiday on their academic calendar. As spotted on Gothamist NYC has made some significant changes to some key dates in the school year. On Tuesday, May 4 they confirmed that Juneteenth, a day that signifies […]

Ft. Worth activist Ms. Opal Lee began her walk to DC in effort to petition the observance of Juneteenth as a national holiday. Juneteenth is considered the longest-running African American holiday. It marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved […]

Checkout these dope graphic shirts with powerful messaging celebrating Juneteenth...

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 History

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 […]