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Juneteenth Playlist: Songs To Celebrate Blackness

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On June 19, 1865, Union army troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce that all slaves were freed. Black people enslaved in Texas were the last to get word that they were free, immediately becoming a cause for celebration. The first Juneteenth celebration occurred the following year when freedmen in Texas organized what became the […]

Quarantined During Juneteeth? Here’s How to Celebrate

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Deciding to stay indoors for precautionary measures is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, not just because of the coronavirus, but also due to recent protests resulting from the death of George Floyd. With many cities reopening across the U.S amid COVID-19,  the world is left wondering “when will it be safe”? Although this month […]