Friday will mark the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth! Wondering how you can make the most of your Juneteenth celebration? The best way to start is by getting educated on why we celebrate the holiday in the first place! President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which ended the legal practice of slavery, went into effect on January […]

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday to establish June 19 officially as Juneteenth National Independence Day.

Celebrate Houston's Black history all month long with our interactive map highlighting famous neighborhoods, landmarks and more.

Checkout these dope graphic shirts with powerful messaging celebrating Juneteenth...

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday of notable significance for many African Americans. June 19, 1865, highlights the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas.

According to the official website, Juneteenth “is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.”  A lot of people would take this time to hang out or relax with friends and family.  But why not take this day to educate yourself or learn more about how far we’ve come […]

As we look to celebrate this date this year following a slew of unjust murders and social unrest, here’s a playlist celebrating all of our melanin magic.

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

While gathering, organizing and/or protesting has historically the way folks would come together in celebration, with the current global pandemic it is suggested to pivot the plan. Here are some ways you can take action.

Emancipation Park hosts the Rededication Celebration and Juneteenth Celebration in Houston. Rededication Celebration Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Rededication Program at 11:00 A.M. 2. Juneteenth Celebration Monday, June 19, 2017 10:00 A.M – 5:00 P.M. Emancipation Park 3018 Emancipation Avenue For more info click HERE.

Join” Sunday Morning Live” with Dr. J Thomas Smith from 9:00-11:00 (ct). Take part in the conversation by phone with our guests Deloyd Parker, Founder of  Shape Community Center discussing Emancipation Park Renovation, Juneteenth, and more.  Also on board, Monique Gongora, Patient Navigator, Houston Methodist Hospital Center,  sharing information on its “Breast Health Initiative:  FREE […]

Opal Lee is so serious about Juneteenth becoming a national holiday that she is traveling to the White House on foot to deliver a petition to President Obama.