Emancipation Proclamation

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‘Grandmother Of Juneteenth’ Continues Walk For Freedom Second Year After Winning Fight For Federal Holiday

“Juneteenth is freedom, and I’m advocating that we celebrate freedom,” Opal Lee, 95.
Nicole A. Taylor the author of Watermelon and Red Birds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations sitting in her home May 20, 2022.

Celebrate Juneteenth With New Cookbook ‘Watermelon & Red Birds’ Connecting The Distinction Of Black Cuisine To The Most Important Day In Black History

Author Nicole A. Taylor provides 75 recipes and a resource guide to make the holiday even more special.

US Archives to Display Emancipation Proclamation

The document will be on display to mark Black History Month.

This Day in Black History: July 13, 1863

The New York Draft riots began.

United Nations Honors Victims of Slavery

March 25 is observed in memory of slavery's victims.
Stop and frisk, Bronx, New York

Commentary: Let's Not Lose Focus on Justice

We must drill down into the issue of race and incarceration.