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Juneteenth Celebrates Just One of the United States’ 20 Emancipation Days

By Kris Manjapra, Tufts University The actual day was June 19, 1865, and it was the Black dockworkers in Galveston, Texas, who first heard the...

A History of Juneteenth Celebrations

On June 19, 1865, Union general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and issued General Order Number 3, which informed enslaved people in the South...

BBQ & Prosperity Meals: Juneteenth Food Traditions

There are many ways that American people celebrate Juneteenth, but there is no doubt that food and eating meals with your community are integral...

TCU Women’s Basketball Honors FW Legend Opal Lee

Each day Opal Lee would travel two and a half miles each day in recognition of the two and a half years that Black...

President Biden Signs Juneteenth Holiday into Law

By Stacy M. Brown Beginning on Friday, June 18, federal employees enjoyed the country’s 12th – and perhaps most significant – paid holiday. President Joe Biden...