Juneteenth

An insurance agency in Maine, upset to be closed on Juneteenth, posted a sign that read "Enjoy your fried chicken & collard greens."

We put together a few songs to sum up what Juneteenth means to Black people everywhere and also, well, it's Black Music Month, too!

The ice cream label reads, “Share and celebrate African-American culture, emancipation and enduring hope.”

A special ice cream flavor that Walmart is promoting for Juneteenth has many people across social media up in arms over the audacity. 

Opal Lee’s dream of seeing Juneteenth become a federal holiday was finally realized over the summer, but the energetic woman who spent years rallying people to join her push for the day commemorating the end of slavery is hardly letting up on a lifetime of work teaching and helping others.

Now that Juneteenth is being recognized nationally, here are some ways to celebrate over the weekend. 

Friday will mark the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth! Wondering how you can make the most of your Juneteenth celebration? The best way to start is by getting educated on why we celebrate the holiday in the first place! President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which ended the legal practice of slavery, went into effect on January […]

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday to establish June 19 officially as Juneteenth National Independence Day.

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday to establish June 19 officially as Juneteenth National Independence Day.

Juneteenth isn't typically a part of the history lesson in school, so as we honor this joyous day of freedom, here's a look at 5 kids books about Juneteenth to get your little one acclimated...

In 1865, two years after President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation went into effect, Black people in Galveston, Texas were finally liberated.

Take a look at these 10 Black History documentaries you can watch for Juneteenth that each tell our stories as a race from many different perspectives.