top of page

Juneteenth starts tonight!

Why attend Juneteenth?

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture - The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth

Suggested Reading

* 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

Blackpast - Frederick Douglass - "What, to the Slave, is the Fourth of July?"

Wikipedia - Frederick Douglass July 5, 1852 speech "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"

Library of Congress - President Abraham Lincoln - Emancipation Proclamation


Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page