Commemoration and Celebration of “Juneteenth”: Marking the End of Slavery in the U.S.

This weekend June 19th marks the end of slavery in our Country with the adoption of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on December 6, 1865. The occasion will be celebrated with parades, festivals, speeches, prayer services, and educational events. It has become known as “Juneteenth” in the African American Community, first celebrated in … Continue reading Commemoration and Celebration of “Juneteenth”: Marking the End of Slavery in the U.S.