• How To Celebrate Juneteenth Is Something I'm Still Figuring Out

    11 days ago - By Elite Daily

    I was in college when a friend introduced me to Juneteenth. As the second week of June 2006 approached, she hit me with a very casual, “What we gonna do for Juneteenth?” Even though my family was from the South, and I grew up in a predominantly Black neighborhood with diverse friendships, I had no idea what she was talking about. At the time I played it cool, but I felt like a bit of a failure for not knowing about this holiday. She was from Mississippi, and grew up celebrating Juneteenth with family. I was from Los Angeles, and there was no mention of it at home or at school, and I...
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