Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Today we celebrate our emancipation and the gift of being freed from slavery! Happy Juneteenth to everyone. The Juneteenth celebration is a time for reassuring each other, for praying and for gathering remaining family members. Listen to me Monday- Friday […]

On this day in 1865, two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, word finally reached the people of Galveston, Texas that the Civil War was over.  All enslaved men, women and children were now free. Though it would take decades of struggle and collective effort before African Americans were granted equal treatment and […]

So what is Juneteenth? Why should we celebrate? Two years later blacks found out they was free in Texas…Celebrating 2yrs after they was already free?…


Thanks to The Roots, getting educated on Juneteenth just got easier.