Tag: Juneteenth

Considering the culture behind Juneteenth

Juneteenth — the day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans in Galveston — is as much about pain and anger as it is reflection and celebration. The day, June 19, is a holiday noted by many Black Americans since its inception in 1865, two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth was codified… Read more »