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“There is no place in the Town of Millinocket for such a blatant disregard of human decency," an official of the Maine town wrote.
A year after Juneteenth became a federal holiday in the U.S., people gathered this weekend at events filled with music, food and fireworks.
Books by Octavia E. Butler, Annette Gordon-Reed and more commemorate this significant day in American history, and remind us of all the work that still needs to be done.
The creators of the game sparked controversy after revealing a Juneteenth-themed name plate titled after a type of great ape.
The beloved “Grandmother of Juneteenth” reflects on freedom a year after the day became nationally recognized.
“We apologize and acknowledge the negative impact that stereotypes have on communities of color,” the museum said after a furious backlash.
People will be celebrating and supporting Black lives during this year’s Juneteenth holiday.
The company issued an apology after widespread backlash across social media.
Employees at the Atlanta store said the menu was racially insensitive and that none of the people who created it were Black.
"We don't want you here," said one bystander. That's "not how you heal a nation," complained the conservative senator.