Juneteenth

Ice cream anyone? Walmart thought they bagged a win with their Juneteenth inspired Ice Cream idea. . .but that idea did not last long at all! Yup they were ready set go on the red velvet and cheesecake swirl treat just in time for the holiday until social media caught wind and went in. “Share […]

Happy Juneteenth!! via Newsweek Today, June 19, marks Juneteenth Day—a day that celebrates black slaves freed from their enslavers. While not a national holiday, it is observed in the majority of American states by members of the black and POC community. What is Juneteenth? According to Britannica Encyclopedia, on September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln […]

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Black America is poised on Saturday to observe Juneteenth, the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery and religious oppression. Nearly two years after the…

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President Obama marked Juneteenth Tuesday (June 19), with a proclamation encouraging the public to reflect on “how far we’ve come as a nation.” The holiday, commemorates the official announcement of the abolishment of slavery  in the state of Texas, which was initially resistant to the idea. Although only celebrated by 42 states, the POTUS spoke on the […]