President Joe Biden and Kamala Harris signed the Juneteenth bill to make June 19 a federal holiday

US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris have signed a bill into law to make June 19 a federal holiday celebrating the end of the legal subjugation of black Americans. The bill, which was passed predominantly by the US House of Representatives the day before after a consistent vote in the Senate, denotes the… Continue reading President Joe Biden and Kamala Harris signed the Juneteenth bill to make June 19 a federal holiday

Juneteenth – What is Juneteenth? History of Juneteenth Day

Today, June 19, marks Juneteenth Day that remembers the finish of slavery in the United States. The nation over, Juneteenth celebrations range from festivals and parades to readings of the proclamation by General Gordon Granger. Gatherings are used as a time to reflect and rejoice. What is Juneteenth? As per Britannica Encyclopedia, on September 22,… Continue reading Juneteenth – What is Juneteenth? History of Juneteenth Day