Juneteenth

Jubilee!: A Celebration of Juneteenth

Join us June 18-20, 2021 as we celebrate and share the history behind Juneteenth. Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates June 19, 1865, the day that enslaved men, women, and children in Texas received the news that they were free.

Read our blog post Summer Celebrations: Freedom for All?, written by historian, writer, and educator, Charlene J. Fletcher, Ph.D.

This presentation will provide insight surrounding the history of slavery and the celebration of Juneteenth in America.

Activists in Residence 2021 documentary
Emancipation and Juneteenth: The Rise of Black Liberation