Juneteenth

Juneteenth is short for June 19th, the anniversary of the end of slavery. These links take you to the history, celebrations, and importance of this historic holiday.


The Importance of Juneteenth
Why is this holiday so important? It celebrates the fact that people can live together under a common cause: freedom.

Juneteenth Worldwide Celebration
This great site has everything you would want in a website honoring a holiday: the history, the celebrations, a find-your-local-celebration locator map, links to other similar sites, and much more!

History of Juneteenth
Focusing on the history of the event, this site traces the development of the holiday, from its post-Civil War beginnings.

National Association of Juneteenth Lineage
This national organization tirelessly works to advance the cause of African-Americans while also celebrating the importance of Juneteenth.

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