Why attend Juneteenth?
Washington Times - What is Juneteenth, and why should every American want to celebrate it?
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture - The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth
The Fortune Society - How to Honor and Celebrate Juneteenth
* The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
* We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates
* Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
* Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America by W. Caleb McDaniel
* The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
* Four Hundred Souls by Ibram X. Kendi
* On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed
USA Today - Juneteenth flag and colors
Washington Post - The Freedom of Juneteenth was fleeting. This is what came next.
Blackpast - Frederick Douglass - "What, to the Slave, is the Fourth of July?"
PBS - Frederick Douglass - "The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro"
Wikipedia - Frederick Douglass July 5, 1852 speech "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"
Library of Congress - President Abraham Lincoln - Emancipation Proclamation