Despite Oregon’s racist history, state emancipation celebrations date back to 1860s – Statesman Journal

Despite Oregon’s racist history, state emancipation celebrations date back to 1860s  Statesman Journal Read more

A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2021

On June 19, 1865 — nearly nine decades after our Nation’s founding, and more than 2 years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation — enslaved Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally… Read more

Opinion | What Walmart Doesn’t Get About Juneteenth – The New York Times

Opinion | What Walmart Doesn’t Get About Juneteenth  The New York Times Read more

Today in History for 18th June 2021

Historical Events 860 – Rus Vikings attack Constantinople 1847 – American photographer Thomas Martin Easterly takes the earliest known photograph of lightning using the daguerreotype process in St. Louis, Missouri… Read more

Remarks by President Biden at Signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act

East Room 3:51 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, thank you, thank you. Well, thank you, Madam Vice President. One hundred and fifty-six years ago — one hundred and fifty-six… Read more

Juneteenth is now officially a US holiday. What that means and how to celebrate – CNET

Juneteenth is now officially a US holiday. What that means and how to celebrate  CNET Read more

Jack “The Clown” Schmidt | The First Original Halloween Horror Nights Icon

Coulrophobia is defined as having an abnormal fear of clowns. When it comes to Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights (HHN), it’s a fear that has become warranted. If you look… Read more

Today in History for 17th June 2021

Historical Events 1091 – Floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland 1863 – Travelers Insurance Co of Hartford chartered (1st accident insurer) 1930 – Continuing a rich vein of… Read more

Five Ways to Learn About Juneteenth With The New York Times – The New York Times

Five Ways to Learn About Juneteenth With The New York Times  The New York Times Read more

Remarks by Vice President Harris in a Meeting with Members of the Texas State Senate and Texas House of Representatives

Roosevelt Room  11:18 A.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  So let me begin today by saying thank you to all of you.  You are courageous leaders and you’re American patriots.  And… Read more