What was born out of emancipation in Texas has become a global celebration of Black freedom.
While gathering, organizing and/or protesting has historically the way folks would come together in celebration, with the current global pandemic it is suggested to pivot the plan. Here are some ways you can take action.
Bring out the piano keys as John Legend and Alicia Keys are helping celebrate our freedom.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3209618909051872&set=a.254852727861853&type=3&theater Juneteenth (June 19th) is celebrated as the day the entire United State Emancipated slaves. Normally, Google will present holidays Doodle on their homepage. Well, on Juneteenth, no graphic was shown so artist, Davian Chester decided to create one for them. Since then, he announced on his FB page that he was offered a […]
Juneteenth, the historic holiday commemorating the Southern Black slaves’ emancipation, is upon us.
2 years after Abraham Lincoln declared slavery was over 3.1 million slaves in the confederate states celebrated.
Need a quick tutorial on why we celebrate Juneteenth? Here you go! https://twitter.com/FredTJoseph/status/1009064359161745410 Catch Maurette on the all new “Sound of Praise with Maurette Brown Clark” show weekdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and make sure you follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @SOPmaurette! Think you missed something? Click HERE to see more from “Sound […]
Here are a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation was achieved. Union General Gordon Granger delivered the good news […]
In commemoration of the anniversary of the tragic terror attack on Emanuel AME Church last year and in the wake of the devastating shooting in Orlando this month, Juneteenth, the historic holiday commemorating the southern Black slaves’ emancipation, is upon us. This day is incredibly important because on one hand, it demonstrates to us the cyclical nature […]