Today’s History Lesson: Juneteenth

Featured image: Celebrating Juneteenth poster by Everett Spruill. 20x 24 acrylic on gallery wrap canvas. Features freed African slaves in front of the capital building. What is Juneteenth?Juneteenth is the most popular day of celebration of emancipation from slavery in the U.S.What is the history of the holiday? On June 19th 1865, Union Major General… Continue reading Today’s History Lesson: Juneteenth