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Nicholas and Mary Nicosia denied claims of racism from Black Rochester firefighter Jerrod Jones, but she admitted to having a racist Twitter. The post White Couple Says Black Firefighter’s Racist Juneteenth Party Allegations Are ‘False And Malicious,’ Then Admit To Racist Twitter Account appeared first on NewsOne.

June 19th aka Juneteenth is the day that the last of the slaves were freed in Texas in 1865 – 2 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. With the recent turn of events, deaths of unarmed black men and women, protests against police brutality and racism, this year’s Juneteenth promises to be a special one and […]

Cleveland had one of the biggest celebrations that the city has ever seen, as scores of fans gathered to celebrate the Cavaliers’ 2016 NBA title on Wednesday.

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, is just around the corner. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years […]

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]

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It’s Juneteenth!!! This is the day African American people truly gained their independence. Most people believe that Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation freed ALL slaves but, that simply was not the case. Today is a major part of our American history. If you don’t know or have never heard of Juneteenth click  HERE for 12 things you NEED to […]

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A lot of people have events celebrating Juneteenth but many don’t know what exactly Juneteenth is. Juneteenth is the celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Even though President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves became law on January 1, 1863,it wasn’t until June 19th, 1865 when General Gordon Granger […]

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday of notable significance for many African Americans. June 19, 1865, highlights the abolition…

Get the family together and get ready to enjoy the 10th Annual Juenteenth Celebration this Saturday, June 21st. from 1pm until 10pm. The event is free for all taking place downtown Durham at CCB Plaza, Corcoran & Parrish Streets. Come out and celebrate African-American Independence Day with live entertainment from Chubb Rock, Sunshine Anderson, Sybil […]

Would you like to get out and celebrate Juneteenth? Here’s a list of events happening all over North Carolina so you can get out and get your Juneteenth on! Charlotte JUNETEENTH 2003….The Juneteenth Planning Committee invites you to our 6th year celebration of Freedom. This years theme is “Community Education”.The celebration will begin with a […]