Even though we still have more work and freedom fighting to do, today we celebrate. The day General Gordon Granger made an announcement that was heaven-sent to those oppressed. The general and his soldiers arrived in Galveston, TX & made the announcement of freedom.
(Source: National Museum of African American History & Culture)
Juneteenth day celebration in Texas, 1900. Austin History Center.
♥ Support a Black-Owned business
♥ Share your knowledge of Juneteenth's history & stories from elders in your family whom passed down memories of this special day
♥ Discuss diversity with executive leaders within your workplace
♥ Host a virtual event or podcast discussing the historical event
♥ Get your non-Black friends in on the knowledge & festivities. See how much they know about what this actually meant for those enslaved during this time
- Pop quizzes & trivia games
- Cultural foods
- Movies & documentaries that provide insight
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*I'm sure we can celebrate while adhering to social distancing. Emails, texts, phone calls, social media... whatever it takes. All lives matter until a specific demographic is in dire need of your support & compassion.
Black. Lives. Matter. #BLM