What is Juneteenth Celebration?

Juneteenth – short form of “June Nineteenth” is considered the oldest African American celebration and America’s second independence day, which memorializes the last African American slaves being freed in Texas. The 157 year-old celebration has been commemorated under different names like Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Cel-Liberation Day, the Scatter, Second Independence Day, and Emancipation … Continue reading What is Juneteenth Celebration?