THE POWER OF JUNETEENTH
The Power of JuneteenthThe Power of Juneteenth
In this BET News special featuring Opal Lee and Henry Louis Gates Jr., CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan honors the history and significance of Juneteenth through food and music.
Anthony Hamilton On Teaching Kids About Freedom
The multiple Grammy award-winning recording artist is “Juneteenthing” with BET all day long. Hamilton hopes his songs give people freedom and hope. Watch a special performance on The Power of Juneteenth, Sunday June 19, at 12:30/11:30C
Plate Full of Juneteenth History
The first major cookbook dedicated to Juneteenth, “Watermelon and Red Birds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations,” is a mouth-watering history lesson. Author Nicole A. Taylor is our guide. Watch The Power of Juneteenth, Sunday June 19, at 12:30/11:30C
BET to Premiere Harriet on Juneteenth
A befitting musical tribute for Juneteenth, the recording artists Xilla feat. Tony Hemmings perform the song “Tubman” dedicated to Harriet Tubman, one of America’s original freedom fighters. Watch the BET premiere of the movie Harriet, Sunday June 19 at 8/7C.
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.
It's Juneteenth Again: Here's How Young People Nationwide Are Celebrating 'Freedom Day'
Here are places where the youth have found unique ways to highlight the holiday.
Juneteenth 2022: The Most Blackity-Black Black Guide For This Year’s Festivities
Juneteenth is right around the corner! Check out what’s happening virtually and in person to celebrate the Blackest holiday of the year!
Happy Father’s Day: Amazing Black Dads and Their Kids In Pro Sports
A kid following in their dad’s footsteps isn’t uncommon and it’s really special when it happens in the world of sports. Here are a few examples below.
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Maine Insurance Company Slammed For Racist Juneteenth Holiday Sign
The business is facing backlash for a sign that read: ‘Enjoy your fried chicken and collard greens.’
The Black Money Forum: Top Experts Come Together To Teach Lessons On How To Make, Keep, And Enhance Your Money
BET.com was at the Juneteenth event in Brooklyn which highlighted the importance of wealth building, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.
Teen Fatally Shot At D.C. ‘Moechella’ Event Has Been Identified
Three additional people were injured.
Houston Baptist University Star Guard Darius Lee Tragically Killed At Harlem Cookout
Lee had just come home for summer break.
Juneteenth 2022: The Leimert Park Experience Invigorates the Soul in Style
Dubbed the “Black Greenwich Village,” by John Singleton, voices by Masego, DJ Millie, Smino, and more were heard.
Bell Biv Devoe, Khalid, Michelle Obama & More Champion Black Excellence at CNN’s ‘Juneteenth: A Global Celebration of Freedom’
The live broadcast also honored the life and continuing legacy of Opal Lee, the “Grandmother of Juneteenth.”
Teen Killed, Others Injured During D.C. Juneteenth Advocacy And Musical Festival
Police say the event was “unpermitted.”
Kylie Jenner Shares Cute Photo Of Travis Scott And Their Kids For Father's Day
Travis was chilling!
Harlem’s Schomburg Center Celebrates Juneteenth With The Return Of Its Literary Festival
The center has been a platform for authors of African descent for nearly a century.