Opal Lee, the ‘Grandmother of Juneteenth’ Honored With the Presidential Medal of Freedom

The 96-year-old “Freedom Fighter” is one of 19 recipients who will receive the nation’s highest civilian honor.

Rep. Cori Bush Uses Juneteenth Holiday To Boost Reparations Legislation

“This is the moment to put it out and we needed something like this," Bush said about the bill.

Juneteenth Playlist: Kendrick Lamar, Nina Simone, Rihanna And More

Ten songs to uplift your Juneteenth celebration.
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At Least 20 People Shot, 1 Fatally, At Juneteenth Celebration Near Chicago

The DuPage County Sheriff's Office said that the incident unfolded in a parking lot in Willowbrook, Ill.

This Week In Good Black News: Meg The Stallion Is Stunned By A Twerk Performance, The White House Celebrates Juneteenth And Tony Winners Make History

Plus, Lil Kim celebrates her daughter's birthday with a heartwarming post.
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BET Bookmark: Your Juneteenth (Kids) Holiday Reading List

Does the child in your life need a better explanation of why we celebrate Juneteenth as a holiday? Here are 10 titles just for them.

Pittsburgh Juneteenth Celebration Organizers Accuse City, State Of Discrimination

Organizers allege that officials are seeking to sabotage the celebration by issuing last-minute security requirements for the event,

White House Announces Star-Studded Juneteenth Concert

The concert will take place on June 13 on the South Lawn at the White House.