juneteenth

Former President Barack Obama celebrated Juneteenth and the continued "fight for justice and equality" in the U.S. in a tweet.
June 19 marks the official end of chattel slavery in the United States — and to celebrate the holiday means to pay homage to black food history.
Ta-Nehisi Coates testified before Congress in support of reparations for slavery.
The hearing — the first time since 2007 that the House has heard testimony on the topic of slavery reparations — will be held on June 19, the day of Juneteenth.
The Johnson family reminds America why everyone should recognize the contributions of black Americans.
A raft of highly-publicized killings reveal the unique threat Black women face from law enforcement, even when they make the call for help.
The story and the anniversary of Juneteenth should remind us of the importance of the implementation process. It took two
As you can see, my Juneteenth moment was actually a series of events that forced me to understand the danger of respectability politics within our community. This Juneteenth I'm not only celebrating our ancestors finally realizing they were free but also my own freedom from the burden of monolithic Blackness.
Since June is also National Homeownership Month, there is no better time to think about how policy could, though belatedly, change the financial futures of millions of households of color by expanding access to homeownership.
A shocking act of racial violence brings Harold Pinter's "The Room" to an abrupt close.
It's America's second Independence Day, and it's lit.
The Drag Flag, premiering in Gettysburg in 2004 at the Schmucker Gallery in the exhibition Recoloration Proclamation: The
This Sunday it's a double party. It's Father's Day and it's Juneteenth, Africa American Emancipation Day, commemorating the
I propose that we Burn and Bury the Confederate flag every Memorial Day as a way to send a powerful message to ourselves as a nation that the Civil War is over, and the days of the Confederate flag and white supremacy are numbered.
Frederick Douglass is one of the most important figures in American history, but many know little about the legendary abolitionist. In honor of Black History Month let's remember or newly discover the incredible life and achievements of Frederick Douglass.