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Juneteenth

Juneteenth: Slavery Abolished In The U.S. In 1865 (The ...

June 19, 2020

A Juneteenth celebration in Richmond, Virginia, 1905. (VCU Libraries/Wikimedia Commons) On June 19, 1865, Union army general Gordon Granger stood on the balco...

What is Juneteenth?

June 19, 2019

On June 19, one of the lesser known, yet more important holidays is observed in the United States. Juneteenth, as it is called, is, in fact, the oldest celebration to honor and remember the end of...