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Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19. In June of 1865, two years and a half years after Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas, with the news that the Civil War was over and that the slaves had been freed.
  • 19th of June

    Publicizes its petition for a resolution to make Juneteenth a national observance, the National Juneteenth Convention, and news about the fight to get all 50 states to join in.

  • Anniston, Alabama Juneteenth Heritage Festival

    Details of the celebration, history, program, talent contest, news, and photographs from previous celeebrations.

  • Cincinnati Juneteenth Festival

    Presents information about the holiday, this particular city's celebration of it, entertainment schedule, and travel directions to the festival.

  • Juneteenth

    Official website of the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery in America.

  • Juneteenth America, Inc.

    Contains information about the California celebration, the history, fliers, and event calendar. Also asks for donations, allows viewers to join their mailing list, and spotlights the California State Juneteenth National Freedom Day Bill.

  • Juneteenth Festival of the Caorlinas

    Provides details about the North and South Carolina 3-day celebration of Freedom Day and includes events, directions, essays, a list of vendors, and parade schedule.

  • National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council

    Outlines the work it is doing to make Juneteenth a national holiday and lists committee members, the letter of invitation to the President, and press releases.

  • Twin Cities' Juneteenth

    Informs about the festival, highlighting events, the museum, list of guests and sponsors, and contact options.

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