Juneteenth

Holiday

Should Black America still celebrate the Fourth of July or Juneteenth only? Dr. Umar Johnson says it can't be both. See how his opinion stacks up against others'.

The Juneteenth Honors 2023 Featuring Ashanti, Ja Rule, MC Lyte, Rohan Marley plus more! See photos here...

Juneteenth weekend has arrived, and multiple cities nationwide have begun their celebrations honoring the important moment in American history and the Black community. This shortlist focuses on celebrations including concerts, museum exhibits and other events held in cities such as Fort Worth, Los Angeles, New York and more.

Juneteenth

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

Days before Juneteenth, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis slashed Florida's state funding for Black history and anti-gun violence programs. The post Ahead Of Juneteenth, Ron DeSantis Slashes Funding For Black History Programs In Florida appeared first on NewsOne.

The first-ever White House Juneteenth concert will honor of the newest federal holiday. The post The White House Announces Its First-Ever Juneteenth Concert appeared first on NewsOne.

As many celebrate the second annual Juneteenth federal holiday, a Congressional committee examines the white supremacist attack on the Capitol. The backlash and growing fear of a diversifying political electorate are not new. White supremacy has always been threatened by Black political participation and multiracial coalition-building. 

Black History

This Juneteenth weekend, a collective of Philadelphians is leading efforts to preserve the historic home of revered Black artist Henry Ossawa Tanner.

This weekend, to commemorate Juneteenth, HBCUGO will air two documentaries. Click inside to find out what they'll be about and when to watch!

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis was gearing up to offer watermelon salad in the cafeteria for attendees in honor of their Juneteenth Jamboree celebration.