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Birmingham’s Juneteenth 2022: Commemoration and Education   

By Diamond Nunnally ABC 3340 News The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) hosted a block party for Juneteenth Saturday. The museum used it as an opportunity to...

Simone’s Kitchen ATL to host 3rd Annual Juneteenth in the Magic...

By Nicole S. Daniel Birmingham Times When President Joe Biden last year signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, establishing June 19 as a federal holiday,...

Nearly 200 Attend First Juneteenth Empowerment Luncheon in Birmingham

By Nicole S. Daniel Birmingham Times Nearly 200 women from Birmingham and surrounding areas gathered Thursday at B&A Warehouse in downtown for the Inaugural Juneteenth Empowerment...

Record Number of Juneteenth Celebrations Planned Across Birmingham Metro Area

The Birmingham Times/AL.com Juneteenth is a holiday that seems to get a little more joyous across Alabama every year, and judging from the ever-increasing number...

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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