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.

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.

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom (PBS Documentary) from FAST CUT FILMS on Vimeo.

 

 

Teaching Juneteenth is from Teaching Tolerance.

Activists Are Pushing to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday. Here’s the History Behind Their Fight is from TIME.

Why Juneteenth Matters is from The NY Times.

Five myths about Juneteenth is from The Washington Post.

Usher: Why it’s so important that Juneteenth become a national holiday is from The Washington Post.

Original ‘Juneteenth’ order found in the National Archives is from The Washington Post.

Juneteenth celebrates ‘a moment of indescribable joy’: Slavery’s end in Texas is from The Washington Post.

Juneteenth Is a Celebration of Progress—and a Warning is from Slate.

On Juneteenth, Remembering How Even “Sympathetic” Northerners Made Emancipation a Painful Process is from Slate.

The Juneteenth flag is full of symbols. Here’s what they mean is from CNN.

The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth is from Google.

Five Ways to Learn About Juneteenth With The New York Times is from The NY Times Learning Network.

Juneteenth Challenges A Narrative About America’s History is from Five Thirty Eight.

Biden signs into law bill establishing Juneteenth as federal holiday is from NBC News.

One Woman’s Decades-Long Fight To Make Juneteenth A U.S. Holiday is from NPR.

Lesson Plan: History of Juneteenth and why it’s set to become a national holiday is from The PBS NewsHour.

Juneteenth Activities for the Classroom is from HMH.

Teaching About Juneteenth is from Educators 4 Social Change.

Celebrate Juneteenth is from Teach For America.

Op-Ed: The California connection to Juneteenth you probably didn’t learn in school is from The L.A. Times.

Juneteenth Is a National Holiday Now. Can It Still Be Black? is from The NY Times.

The Juneteenth flag is full of symbols. Here’s what they mean is from CNN.

Juneteenth: Celebration of Resilience is from the Smithsonian.

A family celebrates Juneteenth in Mexico — where their Black ancestors first found freedom is from NBC News.

What the Push to Celebrate Juneteenth Conceals is from The Atlantic.

EXPLAINER: The story of Juneteenth, the new federal holiday is from The Associated Press.