The Grandmother of Juneteenth and the Dallas Ft. Worth community walked 2.5 miles Saturday morning. Her annual walk was representation of how long it took for Texas slaves to be notified they we free two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1865. Check out Ms. Opal Lee’s Juneteenth Celebration in Ft. Worth, Texas. […]

According to the official website, Juneteenth “is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.”  A lot of people would take this time to hang out or relax with friends and family.  But why not take this day to educate yourself or learn more about how far we’ve come […]

Now an official federal holiday, Juneteenth will be celebrated annually and across Twitter, many are sharing in the joy in their own way while also reminding observers that there are many more miles to go.

Just like years in the past, we must continue to hold our blackness with pride! Here are few events happening in the DMV to share, educate and have a good time as one!

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

In honor of Juneteenth which is set to be celebrated for the first time as a federal holiday this Saturday (June 19th), here's a short list of events for those interested to check out in person and online.

In honor of Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday, enjoy a current list of our favorite tv programming for Black joy. We have listed each show or film alongside the network and a short description so you can decide what to watch with your loved ones this weekend.

Are you among those who want to learn more about Juneteenth? Here are 10 books about the new national holiday also known as Black Liberation Day that commemorates the official end of slavery in the United States.

The Senate votes unanimously to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, and now the bill goes to the House of Representatives for a vote before President Biden can sign it into law.

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 […]