Wait, what is Juneteenth? In short, Juneteenth (June 19th) is a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, though the history is more complicated than that. This short video helps to explain the history behind the day and why EVERYONE should celebrate it. The day has recently been gaining more and more recognition, with the Governor of Virginia proposing it to become a state holiday (which would make it only the second state to do so), and some companies starting to make it a corporate, paid holiday!

Here are some great resources to help everyone not only better understand what Juneteenth is, but how to continue to be a better ally to the Black community:

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