Have you ever learned about and/or celebrated Juneteeth at home or in the classroom? Juneteenth is short for June Nineteenth. June 19th is a holiday that marks the day that enslaved people that lived in our country, found out that they were legally free. It isn’t a national holiday, yet, but it’s important to know about!
Imagine the day when Juneteenth can be known about, valued, and remembered by all U.S. Americans.
You can learn more about Juneteenth and its significance here.
In support of the significance of June 19th, please watch and share this important video with your family, students, and community.
Juneteenth: Liberty & Justice For All in ASL.
Authors: Naomi O’Brien & LaNesha Tabb
ASL Narrator: Kaliah Doe