Juneteenth: An African-American celebration of freedom and culture

Juneteenth: An African-American celebration of freedom and culture

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Juneteenth cometh

June 19, also known as the official celebration of the emancipation of slavery, Freedom Day, Emancipation Day and Juneteenth, commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolishment of slavery in Texas as well as freedom for slaves throughout the former Confederacy of the southern states.

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Juneteenth: An African-American celebration of freedom and culture

June 19 is known as Freedom Day, Jun-Jun, Emancipation Day and Juneteenth. This year marks...

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Harlem to host 20th annual Juneteenth celebration

Festivities will be held nationally and internationally over the next few days to celebrate Juneteenth,...

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Juneteenth: An African-American celebration of freedom and culture

June 19 is known as Freedom Day, Emancipation Day and Juneteenth. It was on that...