Commemorating Freedom, Equality, and Hope

Commemorating Freedom, Equality, and Hope

June 15, 2021

Juneteenth is the oldest national commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

 

From its Galveston, Texas, origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. It celebrates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. Learn more about Juneteenth and explore ways to contribute to CNS' DEI efforts.

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