Juneteenth this year is being used in many communities to remember the nine people murdered in Charleston yesterday (of course, we can also remember them every year).
Here are a few resources on the day, and please feel free to share additional ones:
Juneteenth celebration resonates in wake of Charleston, S.C., tragedy is from USA Today.
Juneteenth Is for Everyone appeared in The New York Times.
What Happened After the First Juneteenth is from TIME.
What Is Juneteenth? is by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
The U.S. Department of State has a good interactive.
Why All Americans Should Celebrate Juneteenth is from TIME.
These Photos Show Why You Should Celebrate Juneteenth is from The Huffington Post.
By the Numbers: Juneteenth is from CNN.
Juneteenth: Explaining an Unsung Holiday is from Ebony.
— Smithsonian NMAAHC (@NMAAHC) June 19, 2017
— Vox (@voxdotcom) June 19, 2019
Happy Juneteenth! This day is extremely important to our country’s history, but not a ton of people know what it is. Here’s an explainer courtesy of @blackishabc and @theroots. pic.twitter.com/1FXKyWsB7M
— Michael Sykes, II (@MikeDSykes) June 19, 2019
Teaching Juneteenth is from Teaching Tolerance.