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Recordings Surface Revealing what Happened First Juneteenth

zenger.news Laura Smalley’s voice crackles and comes to life. It is 1941, and she is talking in her native Hempstead, Texas, to a University of Texas...

Former Prisoner, Ronald McKeithen’s Artwork Kicks Off Juneteenth in Birmingham

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Juneteenth in Birmingham kicked off Friday evening at the Historic Arlington House with an art show featuring the works of...

Celebrate Juneteenth With These Birmingham-Area Events on June 19

The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) and a number of other organizations will observe Juneteenth on June 19 beginning as early as...

Harriett Tubman, MLK Jr., Frederick Douglass Quotes to Celebrate Juneteenth

inspiringquotes.com  President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as...

Congress Could Make Juneteenth A National Holiday

By Arthur Delaney Black Voices Congress hasn’t created a new holiday since 1983, when it made one for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Now some lawmakers...

Birmingham Commemorates Juneteenth

Amarr Croskey photos Kelly Ingram Park was packed on Saturday, June 15 as metro area residents celebrated the city’s 20th annual Juneteenth with the Birmingham...

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