The case Brom and Bett v. Ashley was taken to the County Court of Common Pleas of Great Barrington that same year. Bet and Brom won the case in which they received their freedom, 30 shillings and had their legal fees covered.
Celebrating freedom and Black liberation requires continuous efforts to organize beyond the Juneteenth holiday. White supremacy has always been threatened by Black political participation and multiracial coalition-building.
A statue commemorating the life and legacy of trailblazing abolitionist Harriet Tubman was unveiled at Philadelphia’s City Hall.
With Father's Day falling right after the Juneteenth holiday, Black organizers share their thoughts on the intersection of liberation and fatherhood.
Today is the true Independence Day for Black Americans.
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