The Center for Ethics Education Celebrates Juneteenth

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Other names for Juneteenth (June 19th) include: Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Black Fourth of July

In honor of Juneteenth, the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education gathered articles and other resources for understanding and celebrating Juneteenth.

ARTICLES

The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth”
National Museum of African American History & Culture

How to take action on Juneteenth to celebrate Freedom Day
Mashable

Why celebrating Juneteenth is more important now than ever
Vox

Black Joy—Not Corporate Acknowledgment—Is the Heart of Juneteenth
The Atlantic

This Juneteenth, I don’t feel like celebrating. Instead, I’m cooking barbecue in memory of Black lives lost.
The Washington Post

Juneteenth and the Meaning of Freedom
The New Yorker

So You Want to Learn About Juneteenth?
The New York Times

Juneteenth: Our Other Independence Day
Smithsonian Magazine

Texas Remembers Juneteenth 2020
Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Why’d it take so long for some of us to find out about Juneteenth?
The Undefeated

#SIXNINETEEN: Movement For Black Lives Calls For Juneteenth Actions
Social Media Toolkit, Essence

MULTIMEDIA AND STREAMING

This Is Why Juneteenth Is Important for America
The Root

 9 Great Shows and Movies to Watch In Celebration of Juneteenth
TV Guide

black-ish Juneteenth Episode Preview (Season 4, Episode 1 on ABC and Hulu)
YouTube

13th Preview (on Netflix)
YouTube

What is Juneteenth – and should it be a federal holiday in the US?
Guardian News

Juneteenth: Freedom At Last
Minnesota History

READING AND TEACHING RESOURCES

Black Lives Matter Resources from the Chief Diversity Officer
Rafael A. Zapata, Fordham News

An Antiracist Reading List
The New York Times

Teaching Juneteenth
Teaching Tolerance

IN THE NEW TODAY

Confederate Speaker Portraits To Be Removed From The U.S. Capitol On Juneteenth
NPR

NY, Virginia to make Juneteenth official state holiday
Al Jazeera

Juneteenth holiday: Nike, NFL, more companies are making June 19 a paid day off
Chicago Tribune

Trump Claims ‘Nobody Had Ever Heard Of’ Juneteenth Before He Made It ‘Very Famous’
Forbes

GET INVOLVED

GET INVOLVED: 6.19
Six Nineteen, Organized by M4BL

“The Juneteenth Book Festival Symposium on Black Literature & Literacy”
Library of Congress

Juneteenth NYC Virtual Event
JuneteenthNY

Tell Congress: We need National Recognition of Juneteenth
NextGen America

 

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