Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the liberation of those who had been held as slaves in the United States. Originating in Texas, it is now celebrated annually on the... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, Emancipation Day (TX)
  • Observed by:  Americans (especially African Americans), 46 states of the United States
  • Significance:  Emancipation of remaining enslaved African-Americans in the Confederacy
  • Observances:  African American history and progress
  • Date:  June 19
  • date:  June 19
  • Frequency:  Annual
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo