Why You Should CELEBRATE Juneteenth (What is Juneteenth) #onemichistory

This episode is all about explaining the what is Juneteenth and its importance.

Juneteenth is annual holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States, its a mix of June and Nineteenth, Originating in Galveston, Texas, it is now celebrated annually on June 19 throughout the United States, with increasing official recognition. It is commemorated on the anniversary date of the June 19, 1865 announcement of General Order No. 3 by Union Army general Gordon Granger, proclaiming freedom from slavery in Texas.

Time Stamp
00:00 - [Intro]
01:12 - [Civil War]
06:17 - [Juneteenth History]
11:22 - [Juneteenth and MLK]

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Sources:
African Americans : a concise history
By Hine, Darlene Clark
https://www.history.com/news/what-is-juneteenth
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juneteenth
https://www.nytimes.com/article/juneteenth-day-celebration.html
https://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/what-is-juneteenth/
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Juneteenth
https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/five-myths/juneteenth-holiday-five-myths/2020/06/18/4c19fff8-b0e1-11ea-8758-bfd1d045525a_story.html