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Happy Juneteenth: How to Celebrate a Powerful Moment in Black History with Children

Celebrating Juneteenth means celebrating freedom, while honoring the strength and resilience of our ancestors. Juneteenth has been celebrated for many years with large unity gatherings, soul food, and soul music. This year as we deal with the impact of the COVID-19 virus, we are not able to gather, however there are still ways to celebrate this important day in Black history. Please visit our blog to see the events you can be a part of as you recognize Juneteenth!


What is Juneteenth? View the video below for fundamental background information on this holiday.


It's important to talk with younger generations of Black children about the importance of Juneteenth, and what it means for Black people in America. View a list of culturally appropriate children's books about Juneteenth here to assist you in starting this discussion.


Juneteenth has been celebrated for many years with large unity gatherings, soul food, and soul music. This year as we deal with the impact of the COVID-19 virus, we are not able to gather, however there are still ways to celebrate this important day in Black history. Please view the attached flyer with upcoming events that you can be a part of as you recognize Juneteenth!

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