Learn About and Celebrate Juneteenth with these Online Resources!

Celebrating Juneteenth 2020 with The New York Public Library

“Join The New York Public Library as we celebrate Juneteenth on June 19, 2020. 

Discover the Schomburg Center’s Black Liberation List for Young Readers, and engage with our online events for viewers of all ages, including an afternoon of music, conversation, and reflection, as well as special Juneteenth storytimes for our youngest learners. 

Explore our online resources for historical research, racial equity resources for educators, and more.¨

Juneteenth on the Library of Congress Blog 

BLKFREEDOM.org

” Six black museums and historical institutions in the US will launch BLKFREEDOM.org on June 19, a digital commemoration of Juneteenth, the day that the Emancipation Proclamation was officially enforced. The website will air an original video featuring appearances by Lonnie G. Bunch III, the first African American and first historian to serve as the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, as well as Dr. Johnetta Betsch Cole, anthropologist, educator, museum director, and the first female African-American president of Spelman College, and the Honorable Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, the first woman and the first African American to lead the national library.¨

“What is Juneteenth?”– The New York Times

Juneteenth — Texas State Historical Association

NPR website (Celebrating Juneteenth: A Reading Of The Emancipation Proclamation)

National Archives Safeguards Original ‘Juneteenth’ General Order








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