What Is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth - Freedom Day

June·teenth /jo͞oːnˌtēːnTH,ˌjo͞onˈtēnTH,jo͞o:nˈtē:nTH/ To fully understand the origin of Juneteenth, we must go back to Galveston, Texas, in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day. Juneteenth is a holiday that is one of the oldest, nationally celebrated commemorations of the ending of slavery in the United States. Let us not forget, … Read more