Saturday, June 22, 2024

Tag: Juneteenth

Black veterans visit memorials in Washington, D.C., on Juneteenth (includes video...

On June 19, 2024, 26 African American veterans from Atlanta flew to Washington, D.C., with the Honor Flight Network as part of a Juneteenth...

Many celebrate Juneteenth to honor ending of slavery (includes video story)

June 19 marks the celebration of Juneteenth, or Black Independence Day. It became an official federal holiday in June 2021 after President Joe Biden’s...

Newsbreak June 19, 2024

San Francisco Giants baseball legend Willie Mays dies at 93 years old. Many across the country celebrate Juneteenth with musical performances, gatherings and more....

Gun violence terrorizes Father’s Day and Juneteenth celebrations (includes video story)

This past weekend was meant for fun celebrations acknowledging Father's Day and Juneteenth, but in some cities across the U.S., it became a weekend...

Descendants of female slave and her owner come together to commemorate...

Two unlikely groups came together this Juneteenth. The descendant of a slave and her owner met for the first time this Monday in Crawfordville,...

Miami celebrates Juneteenth at FIU (includes video story)

FIU hosted its second annual Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration this past weekend. Hundreds attended celebrations at the university’s main campus, which included small business...

Newsbreak June 20, 2022

Inter Miami F.C. finalizes a deal to convert a public golf course near Miami International Airport into a commercial complex. More than 1,000 flights...

Newsbreak, June 18, 2021

A rise in antisemitic hate crimes strikes fear in the Jewish community, a man attempting to burn tire marks over a new pride crosswalk...