June is so special for many reasons. It’s the start of summa (not summer!), and it houses a very important day in American History: Juneteenth.
Here’s a bit of the historical significance of Juneteenth, which is celebrated on June 19th.
Juneteenth also called Emancipation Day, or Juneteenth Independence Day, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, observed annually on June 19. To find more information, check out Juneteenth.com.
So grab your friends and family and take a look at the 2021 Juneteenth Freedom Day event guide and decide where and how you can celebrate this momentous day in your home or city.