To mark Juneteenth and the continuing struggle against racism and bigotry, today our social platforms will be dedicated to providing resources and understanding on this historic holiday and why its message continues to reverberate so powerfully, here and around the world.
For further information and resources, see:
What Is Juneteenth? by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
12 Things You Might Not Know About Juneteenth
President Obama’s Statement in Observation of Juneteenth (2015)
The Quintessential Americanness of Juneteenth
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience and Freedom via Chicago Public Library with suggestions of books for children.