Juneteenth is a time to recommit ourselves to the work that remains undone. We remember that even in the darkest hours, there is cause to hope for tomorrow’s light. Today, no matter our race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, we recommit ourselves to working to free modern-day slaves around the world and to honoring in our own time the efforts of those who fought so hard to steer our country truer to our highest ideals.

Griot and Elder, Dr. Leonard Jeffries checks in to discuss the significance of Juneteenth. Dr. Jay will also talk about the differences between the ongoing civil unrest & The Montgomery Bus Boycott & the impact of the virus on the rallies.

Bring out the piano keys as John Legend and Alicia Keys are helping celebrate our freedom.

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled 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 […]