Posts from June 2021

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Juneteenth – June 19 – Freedom Day

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Juneteenth – June 19th – Freedom Day Juneteenth (a combination of June and nineteenth)– also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day– is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it is now celebrated annually on June 19 throughout the United States, with increasing official recognition. It is commemorated on the […]