Episcopal Diocese of Maryland awards $175,000 in first round of reparations program Reparations, a widely discussed topic but one that never really seems to go a lot further than discussion when it comes to the African American community. Well right here in Baltimore there is one entity that is working on fulfilling its promise of […]
The Buzz: Biden is set to make An Announcement on Gun Violence During A Speech Today It is impossible to not pay attention to the rise in gun violence happening across this country and to not feel like something has to be done about it. The current administration feels the same way. So White House […]
The Buzz: Jazmine Sullivan calls out Macy’s employee for alleged racism on Juneteenth https://news.yahoo.com/jazmine-sullivan-calls-macy-employee-210600523.html Ok so R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan had a bad experience at a major retail chain and was upset enough to mention on social media and even mention the employees name. She posted on her Instagram story …“Wow to look racism […]
Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. To celebrate, there are several events being held in and around Baltimore on June 19th.
Are you among those who want to learn more about Juneteenth? Here are 10 books about the new national holiday also known as Black Liberation Day that commemorates the official end of slavery in the United States.
The Buzz: Congress Voted To Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. The House voted 415-14 / 14 republicans voted against it but yesterday vote to make Juneteenth, or June 19th, the 12th federal holiday is now on its way . The bill […]
Friday will mark the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth! Wondering how you can make the most of your Juneteenth celebration? The best way to start is by getting educated on why we celebrate the holiday in the first place! President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which ended the legal practice of slavery, went into effect on January […]
The Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday to establish June 19 officially as Juneteenth National Independence Day.