Rudy’s World: Juneteenth, Black Lives Matter And More From Harlem To Harare

Photographs by Rudy Collins The African Center hosted a Black Lives Matter ceremony in honor of Juneteenth, Breona Taylor, George Floyd, Eric Garner, Armuad Arbery, and the other lives that Continue Reading →

Library Of Congress: Ralph Ellison’s “Juneteenth”

The following guest post was written by Barbara Bair, curator of literature, culture and the arts in the Library’s Manuscript Division for the Library of Congress.

Juneteenth, The 155th Year Of American History From Harlem To Harare (Video)

Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth; also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day) is a holiday celebrating the liberation of slaves in the United Continue Reading →

Own Honors And Celebrates Juneteenth Holiday With Day Of Commerative Programming

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the commemoration of the Juneteenth holiday (the end of slavery in America) with a slate of special encore airings of programming on Friday, June Continue Reading →

Fourth Annual Juneteenth Celebration 2018 At Riverside Church In Harlem

Riverside Church has a distinguished line-up of honorees including civil rights leader Harry Belafonte, social justice advocate Gina Belafonte, philanthropist Dr. Gail C. Christopher, United We Dream Executive Director Cristina Jimenez and the #NeverAgain gun violence prevention Continue Reading →