What was born out of emancipation in Texas has become a global celebration of Black freedom.

Juneteenth 2020 is right around the corner and we want to make sure you're prepared to celebrate like the Kings and Queens you are! Below we've listed all the Juneteenth events happening in and round the Atlanta metro area.

These companies get it! Juneteenth is an American holiday celebrated annually on June 19. It commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union general read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free. Although the Emancipation Proclamation had formally freed them almost two and a half years earlier, and the American […]

Bring out the piano keys as John Legend and Alicia Keys are helping celebrate our freedom.

Education is one of the most powerful tools you can have. So it’s no secret that in the history of the United States, there was a time when African-Americans were held back from educational opportunities because of the color of their skin. During slavery, slaves were killed because they knew how to read. After the […]


Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, represents freedom in many ways.

Today is the true Independence Day for Black Americans.