Juneteenth. Freedom Day. Jubilee Day. Liberation Day. The longest-running African-American holiday. A symbolic day that commemorates the end of slavery. And now, a federal holiday.Juneteenth celebrations date back to 1866 with three goals: to CELEBRATE,to EDUCATE,to AGITATE 1The work of justice, racial equity, and true freedom remains...

Juneteenth. Freedom Day. Jubilee Day. Liberation Day. The longest-running African-American holiday. A symbolic day that commemorates the end of slavery.⁣It was on June 19, 1865, that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas, with news that the war had...