Independence Day is a Widely Celebrated National Holiday here in America, “Land of the Free”. I laugh every time I hear the phrase. Every year millions of Black People spend billions of dollars celebrating July America’s Independence, but I.
By L.G. Parker It’s ironic that I’m sharing a Juneteenth playlist after the attack on Emanuel AME. How might I suggest that you celebrate the June 19, 1865 emancipation from slavery when you’ve just witnessed a terrorist attack on a Black institution? I suggest that this is the queerness of black celebration. Even as we …
The official Juneteenth Committee in East Woods Park, Austin, Texas on June Juneteenth marks what is arguably the most significant event in American history after independence itself—the eradication of American slavery.
Lucy Ann Stanton, 1st black American woman to earn 4-year college degree: Black History