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Juneteenth World Wide Celebration
7 Jul 2020 at 5:13pm
Website brings together the spirit of Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. 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. Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a day, a week, and in some areas a ...

What Is Juneteenth? - HISTORY
7 Jul 2020 at 5:13pm
Juneteenth (short for ?June Nineteenth?) is a holiday commemorating this day, which marked the effective end of slavery in the United States.

Juneteenth - Wikipedia
7 Jul 2020 at 5:13pm
Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth) ? also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day ? is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States.Originating in Texas, it is now celebrated annually on the 19th of June throughout the United States, with varying official recognition.

Juneteenth - HISTORY
7 Jul 2020 at 4:52pm
Juneteenth (short for ?June Nineteenth?) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed.

Juneteenth | History & Facts | Britannica
8 Jul 2020 at 10:34pm
Juneteenth, holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, observed annually on June 19. The day is also celebrated outside of the U.S., with organizations in a number of countries using the day to recognize the end of slavery and to celebrate the culture and achievements of African Americans.

Juneteenth 2020: What Is Juneteenth? | PEOPLE.com
19 Jun 2020 at 11:58am
Texas was the first state to recognized Juneteenth as an official state holiday in 1979. Today, 47 states have declared June 19 a state holiday, though national recognition of the holiday has yet ...

What to know about Juneteenth and why are people talking ...
5 Jul 2020 at 9:12pm
Juneteenth could not be coming at a more fitting time.

Daytona Beach Juneteenth Family Festival 2020 in Daytona ...
6 Jul 2020 at 8:32am
Daytona Beach Juneteenth Family Festival 2020 Festival may no longer be running | Daytona Beach, FL | Seasonal Festival information may not be up to date due to COVID-19, but you can view our list of cancellations here.

5 Jul 2020 at 12:58pm
* JUNETEENTH: A CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM! is an ethnic extravaganza held Saturday, June 17, 2000, from 2p-6p at Riverfront Park (1111 N.Boulevard) in Tampa, FL. Scheduled activities include an art exhibit entitled 'Know Your Past and Make A Difference in the Future!', gospel concerts, 'Say It Loud' poetry readings, 'The Roots' Hair and Fashion ...

Juneteenth is today. What it means, why it matters, how to ...
18 Jun 2020 at 11:55pm
Juneteenth history: How it came to signify the end of slavery. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas and read a federal order abolishing ...

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