juneteenth

Beyoncé’s timing is always impeccable. As you know, Queen Bey has no problem being vocal, speaking up on pressing current events and standing up for her culture. This Juneteenth celebration was no exception. The multitalented singer made a surprise release for her fans on the holiday, entitled “Black Parade.” The song is definitely one directly […]

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The murder of George Floyd has created a major shift our nation. Protests across the country have lawmakers and business owners alike ensuring they are fully invested in making diversity and inclusion a big priority. Sneaker giant, Nike has announced that Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, will now […]

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]

Looking to teach your family about the rich and storied heritage of Black people who migrated out of the American South to parts north and west during the 19th and 20th centuries? Make that lesson come to life by taking Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago to Denver, and visit cultural landmarks in each city. View the photo gallery for […]

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Usher made a bold statement with his attire at the Essence Music Festival this weekend. Not widely known for his political opinions, the singer appeared…

Black America is poised on Saturday to observe Juneteenth, the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery and religious oppression. Nearly two years after the…

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday of notable significance for many African Americans. June 19, 1865, highlights the abolition…

  Cities around the country observed the 145th anniversary of Juneteenth Saturday. The observance originated in Galveston, Texas on June 19th, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger read aloud the Texas Emancipation Proclamation declaring an end to slavery. President Lincoln had signed his Emancipation Proclamation nearly two-and-a-half years prior but the news was slow to […]

Juneteenth is going to be all new this year and we’re excited to help spread the word. Power 107.5 welcomes the Juneteenth Anniversary concert featuring Ray J & Genuwine to the Vets Memorial Auditorium Saturday, June 19th. In celebration, we’re passing on the savings to our listeners. This tuesday only is “Two For One Tuesday” […]