A Celebration of Freedom - Est 1865
Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 in various parts of the United States since 1865.
Also called: Juneteenth National Independence Day; Jubilee Day; Emancipation Day; Freedom Day; Black Independence Day