Juneteenth is American celebration denoting the day June 19th and the 3 years later after the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln, 16th President, the freeing of the ENSLAVEMENT of African American.
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.
Juneteenth celebration in Austin, Texas, on June 19, 1900
|Also called||Freedom Day or Emancipation Day|
|Significance||Emancipation of the last remaining enslaved people in the United States|
|Observances||Exploration and celebration of African-American history and heritage|
|Next time||June 19, 2018|
MONDAY, June 18, 2018
Public Policy w/Mary Glass & Company
Riverwest Radio 104.1 FM - riverwestradio.com
Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30pm
Dr. William Rogers, Atlanta, GA Talk Show Host, and African American Historian
2018 Ms. Juneteenth Representatives
- Alexandrea English
- Lisa Gooseberry