‘We still have work to do’: How to understand the new Juneteenth holiday

‘we-still-have-work-to-do’:-how-to-understand-the-new-juneteenth-holiday

(RNS) — President Joe Biden signed legislation on Thursday (June 17) recognizing Juneteenth as a federal holiday, marking June 19 as a day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States and be mindful of Black Americans’ struggles for freedom. Celebrated for more than 100 years, though mostly in Black communities, and already … Read more