Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday of notable significance for many African Americans. June 19, 1865, highlights the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas.
Whether you call it Freedom Day, Liberation Day, or Juneteenth, we hope these songs will be a sufficient soundtrack for your actions.
Community activist, Ms. Opal Lee is on a mission to make Juneteenth a national holiday. Two years after the emancipation proclamation on June 19, 1865, Texas slaves found out they were free. Today, over 280,000 signatures have been gathered for the petition to make it a nationally recognized holiday but Ms. Opal’s goal is to […]
According to the official website, Juneteenth “is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.” A lot of people would take this time to hang out or relax with friends and family. But why not take this day to educate yourself or learn more about how far we’ve come […]
As we look to celebrate this date this year following a slew of unjust murders and social unrest, here’s a playlist celebrating all of our melanin magic.
One way to make change, support black business! Angie Ange gives you some book suggestions written by black authors that your children will love!
Juneteenth 2020 is right around the corner and we want to make sure you're prepared to celebrate like the Kings and Queens you are! Below we've listed all the Juneteenth events happening in and round the Atlanta metro area.
Bring out the piano keys as John Legend and Alicia Keys are helping celebrate our freedom.