Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag: Juneteenth Celebration

Nation Commemorates End of Slavery with Juneteenth...

On June 19, Juneteenth is traditionally observed to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. In many Black communities across the nation,...

Historic Honor Brings Former Underground Railroad Stop...

A Black community in southern New Jersey that once served as a stop on the Underground Railroad for enslaved Africans on their journey to...

More Than 150 Years After Emancipation Proclamation,...

By Bekitembe Eric Taylor It’s been 150 years since enslaved Africans were freed in the South in the two years following the Emancipation Proclamation. There is...