NewsOne attended the annual celebration.

For those who aren't Civil War history buffs and are unfamiliar with Davis, he was the president of the Confederate States of America who said that Black people are “fitted expressly for servitude.”


The lesson of their lives, and of the Juneteenth holiday, is that freedom is a precious thing that requires constant work to make real.


The newest federal holiday offers a chance to incorporate Black perseverance into American history lessons.

Lee Rose's movie explores the modern impact of racially restrictive covenants.

Here are our recommendations for Juneteenth.

“Juneteenth: A Global Celebration for Freedom” will return to broadcast on CNN and Own networks in first-time dual simulcast. Read more.

An insurance agency in Maine, upset to be closed on Juneteenth, posted a sign that read "Enjoy your fried chicken & collard greens."


Juneteenth is an invitation to continue learning about our history while celebrating the possibilities of tomorrow.


Amid the clashing of Jan. 6 hearings as well as Juneteenth and Father’s Day celebrations, it's crucial to support an accurate story of Black people, especially Black men.

Commemorating the historic efforts it took to raise Juneteenth from local celebrations of Black Freedom to becoming a full-fledged federal holiday in the U.S.

We've put together a guide to amazing reading options for the Juneteenth holiday.