Ujima Celebrating Juneteenth

The History of Juneteenth The history of June 19th, also known as, ¬†Juneteenth, is important to remember as we gather to celebrate this coming weekend. Juneteenth is also called Emancipation Day and Freedom Day. The reason we celebrate is due to the last slaves being emancipated. The announcement that slavery had been abolished made it to Texas in June of 1865. President Abraham Lincoln issued … Continue reading Ujima Celebrating Juneteenth