Juneteenth Family Festival In Charleston, SC
This year marks the 2nd annual Juneteenth Festival, held at Riverfront Park in Charleston. Watch as we enjoy the music, food and vibes! To get tickets next year, check out the website below <a href="https://www.jffcharleston.com">https://www.jffcharleston.com</a>
Opinion: Teaching Kids About Juneteenth is Hard
It’s that time of year again. The Jubilee Celebration. Freedom Day. Juneteenth. The holiday that arguably best represents Black America. A warm summer day of joy, food, and community, which we revere so as to remind ourselves where we came from and what we’re still fighting for.
Legacy West Juneteenth Fashion Show Makes History As Largest Outdoor Fashion Show in DFW
The first annual Juneteenth Fashion Show was hosted by Legacy West and Legacy Hall on June 19th in Plano, Texas, to a record crowd of over 1,500 guests. The high energy, vibrant and soulfully joyful extravaganza was presented and produced by Think Three Media -- a Dallas-based creative communications and media agency that specializes in the unique messaging and amplification of DFW black-owned businesses and its Founders.
Monday in Portland: Pride parade returns to downtown, Juneteenth Oregon celebrates 50th anniversary
(Omer Messinger/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Monday, June 20 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Thousands attend Portland Pride Parade on Sunday.
The stock market is closed, but every school is not closed in Texas on Federal Holiday Juneteenth
Last year, President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a Federal Holiday over a year ago from today. The stock market took notice and is closed. Many Federal jobs, of course, took the day off. But two school districts in Texas didn’t make a change and they are still open for summer school.
Grandmother of Juneteenth, Ms. Opal Lee Completes Her Two Mile Walk of Freedom
Juneteenth celebrations are taking place all across the United StatesDerek Lamar/Unsplash. People across the country are celebrating Juneteenth this weekend. The official holiday is Monday and was made to mark the end of slavery in the United States.
3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Nowell Park tomorrow
U. C. Me Expressions custom clothing will be holding their 3rd annual Juneteenth Celebration at Nowell Park on Sunday, June 19th from 1 PM CST until dusk. Admission to the event is free, but you will need to register at this link.
Juneteenth celebrations happening in the Prospect Heights area this weekend
(Go Nakamura/Getty Images) (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) There are many Juneteenth celebrations planned for this weekend, and specifically in the Prospect Heights-Crown Heights area, there are plenty of free activities to choose from.
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom, Events
Dozens of Juneteenth Celebrations, Festivals, & Parades This Weekend, Here’s What’s Going On Around NJ. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.
Happy Juneteenth 2022: Food and Festivities Guide
6/18/2022 - Revised for clarification and Barnes Foundation Father's Day/Juneteenth event added. Juneteenth (June 19th) is now a national holiday and becoming another food-focused celebration and I’m all for it! I’m not from Texas, where the celebration originated, but the common thread woven in all Freedom Celebrations is soul food.
Juneteenth explained in 2 minutes
I was at my local watering hole just now and someone mentioned that they had off this upcoming Monday to celebrate Juneteenth but she didn't know what it was. I gave my take but wasn't 100% sure either so here is my concise gatherings from a recent Today article entitled "What is Juneteenth? The History and Meaning Behind the Holiday" by Yi-Jin Yu. I have presented this in bullet format but the original author does go in to a bit more detail (his full article is linked at the end). LET'S GOOOO!!
Sister's Uptown Bookstore organizes local Father's Day/Juneteenth celebration for Saturday
(Sisters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center, Inc./Facebook) (NEW YORK) On Saturday, Sister's Uptown Bookstore & Cultural Center will open its doors for a Father's Day/Juneteenth joint celebration.
Morris County & Arts Community Honor Viki Craig
Lauren LeBeaux Craig, Commissioner Krickus and Charles Craig pulled a veil off the plaque honoring the late ATA Co-Founder Viki Craig.MorrisCountyNJ.gov. Late Co-Founder of “Art in the Atrium,” Championed African American Art, Honored in Ceremony with Plaque at the Morris County Administration and Records Building where ATA began 30 years ago.
Locals host a first annual, crowdfunded Juneteenth celebration in Queen Creek
A 2021 Juneteenth celebration.Jon Cherry/Getty Images. (Queen Creek, AZ) On June 17, 2021, Juneteenth became a federal holiday in the U.S. Its importance was already inherent before being given that official status, as it commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States on June 19, 1865.
Juneteenth Events in North Carolina
Popular Juneteenth Events are happening this weekend in North Carolina. Juneteenth is a national commemoration of ending slavery in the United States. It is a time that calls for celebrating the freedom within education and achievement and acknowledging the ever-evolving progress we aim to achieve in contributing to the progress, amplification, significance, and the future of the African-American community.
Thursday in Portland: NFL player and Portland native hosting Juneteenth art auction & more
(Ethan Miller/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Thursday, June 16 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Brennan Scarlett hosting annual Juneteenth art auction on Friday.
New Jersey Historical Commission Commemorates Juneteenth 2022
Events throughout New Jersey Reveal Hidden Stories of Slavery in New Jersey and throughout the North. Join the African American History Program of the New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) this month for a series of events commemorating Juneteenth.
Clay County recognizes Juneteenth as county holiday
Some Clay County government employees are getting an unexpected 3-day weekend. All Clay County government offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of Juneteenth. Since June 19 falls on a Sunday this year, it will be observed the following day.
Juneteenth event at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this Saturday
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum will be holding a Juneteenth special event on Saturday, June 18th from 2 PM to 9 PM EST. The event will be held outside of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum at the Union Home Mortgage Plaza stage. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum is located at 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard in Cleveland.
Weeksville Heritage Center hosting Juneteenth Food Festival this weekend in Crown Heights
(David Paul Morris/Getty Images) (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) The Weeksville Heritage Center and Black-Owned Brooklyn are partnering to host a free Juneteenth Food Festival this weekend in Crown Heights.