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Vocapedia > Time > Past > Remembrance > USA > Day > State holiday > Juneteenth

 

On June 19, 1865,

enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas,

were told they were free

 

 

 

 

Martha Yates Jones, left,

and Pinkie Yates in a buggy decorated with flowers

for Houstonís annual Juneteenth celebration in 1908.

 

Photograph:

Reverend Jack Yates Family and Antioch Baptist Church Collection,

via The African American Library

at The Gregory School, Houston Public Library

 

Annette Gordon-Reedís Surprising Recollections of Texas

NYT

May 7, 2021

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/07/
books/review/on-juneteenth-annette-gordon-reed.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why Trumpís Tulsa Rally Put the Cityís Black Residents on Edge    NYT    22 june 2020

 

 

 

 

Why Trumpís Tulsa Rally Put the Cityís Black Residents on Edge        Video        NYT News        The New York Times        22 june 2020

 

President Trumpís rally in Tulsa, Okla.,

the site of one of the countryís

worst episodes of racial violence in 1921,

angered the cityís black residents.

 

In this news analysis,

we explain what this moment could mean

for Mr. Trumpís re-election bid.

 

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jdps9MiVKqA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is Juneteenth Ė and should it be a federal holiday in the US?    G    18 June 2020

 

 

 

 

What is Juneteenth Ė and should it be a federal holiday in the US?        Video        G        18 June 2020

 

Every 19 June for more than 150 years

African Americans across the US

have celebrated freedom from slavery.

 

Guardian US reporter Kenya Evelyn

explores the significance of Juneteenth,

how celebrations have evolved over the years

and looks at whether it is time for the holiday

to receive federal recognition

 

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az6hJaNEbSU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > national holiday > Juneteenth holiday / Juneteenth / Emancipation day    UK / USA

 

On June 19, 1865,

enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas,

were told they were free.

https://www.nytimes.com/article/
juneteenth-day-celebration.html - June 18, 2020

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/04/
opinion/juneteenth-july-4th-holiday.html

 

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/gallery/2021/jun/21/
human-rights-this-fortnight-in-pictures

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/20/
1008403303/juneteenth-brings-joy-a-new-tubman-museum-and-questions-of-the-future

 

https://www.theguardian.com/news/gallery/2021/jun/20/
the-weekends-best-photos-royal-ascot-protests-and-underwater-boxing-in-pictures

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2021/jun/19/
juneteenth-gallery-in-pictures

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/19/
1003446941/in-new-york-city-a-juneteenth-event-examines-the-meaning-of-freedom

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/19/
1003446941/in-new-york-city-a-juneteenth-event-examines-the-meaning-of-freedom

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/19/
1008368899/photos-americans-celebrate-juneteenth-after-it-becomes-a-national-holiday

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/18/
1008095439/juneteenth-is-a-federal-holiday-now-but-what-that-means-for-workers-varies-widel

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/18/
opinion/juneteenth-federal-holiday.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/18/
opinion/juneteenth-civil-rights.html

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/pictureshow/2021/06/18/
1007389777/songs-for-freedom-a-juneteenth-playlist-from-pianist-lara-downes

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/18/
1007632122/to-celebrate-juneteenth-listen-to-a-reading-of-the-emancipation-proclamation

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/17/
1007498876/how-juneteenth-became-national-holiday

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/17/
1007315228/juneteenth-what-is-origin-observation

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/17/
1007551309/14-house-republicans-voted-against-making-juneteenth-a-federal-holiday

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/17/
1007602290/biden-and-harris-will-speak-at-the-bill-signing-making-juneteenth-a-federal-holi

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/16/
learning/five-ways-to-learn-about-juneteenth-with-the-new-york-times.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/14/
style/juneteenth-pageants.html

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/15/
1006934154/senate-unanimously-approves-a-bill-to-make-juneteenth-a-public-holiday

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/07/
books/review/on-juneteenth-annette-gordon-reed.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/26/
arts/music/playlist-beyonce-prince.html

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2020/jun/19/
juneteenth-celebrations-us-pictures-photos

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/19/
879647898/calls-to-make-juneteenth-a-federal-holiday-gain-momentum

 

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/06/18/
style/juneteenth-celebration.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az6hJaNEbSU
video - G - 18 June 2020

 

https://www.nytimes.com/article/
juneteenth-day-celebration.html - June 18, 2020

 

https://www.nytimes.com/article/
juneteenth-food-black-chefs.html
- June 16, 2020

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/18/
juneteenth-celebration-events-protest-activism

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/17/
juneteenth-2020-anti-racist-uprisings

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/16/
juneteenth-independence-holiday-what-you-need-to-know

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2017/01/08/
508842227/one-womans-quest-to-make-juneteenth-a-national-holiday

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/
story.php?storyId=5495039 - June 19th, 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

celebrate Juneteenth

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2015/06/16/
414928122/tell-us-how-do-people-celebrate-juneteenth-in-your-area-wouldntbejuneteenthwitho

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. / national / federal / holiday

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/18/
1008095439/juneteenth-is-a-federal-holiday-now-but-what-that-means-for-workers-varies-widel

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/17/
1007498876/how-juneteenth-became-national-holiday

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/17/
1007602290/biden-and-harris-will-speak-at-the-bill-signing-making-juneteenth-a-federal-holi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Juneteenth

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/14/
style/juneteenth-pageants.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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