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The Best Resources For Learning About Juneteenth


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.

The Black American Holiday Everyone Should Celebrate but Doesn’t is from Slate.

Juneteenth Is for Everyone appeared in The New York Times.

Juneteenth: 150 Years Ago, Black America Got Its Own Independence Day is from The Root.

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.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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