Juneteenth

Juneteenth

A century and a half later, people all over celebrate Juneteenth, the day that commemorates freedom from the long shadow of American slavery. Explore shows that examine how the holiday celebrates Black liberation while maintaining for movement for racial equity.

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June 13, 2022 3 min

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The Black Effect Presents... I Didn't Know Maybe You Didn't Either.
In this episode of I Didn’t Know Maybe You Didn’t Either we ask the question. How should we celebrate Juneteenth?

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Host Ibram X. Kendi expounds the history and legacy of Juneteenth, and what the day means to him. He passes the mic to Annette Gordon-Reed, Heather McGhee, Adam Serwer, Tiya Miles and Maurice Carlos Ruffin, who share how this day in American history shows up in their lives. Plus: the Be Antiracist team hits the str...

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;DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including murder rates, honor students, Ralph Northam, and healthcare for Louisiana inmates. DeRay interviews NYC mayoral candidate Maya Wiley ahead of the Democratic primary.


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This week, Brittany chatted with Nicole A. Taylor, writer, master home chef, producer, and cookbook author about her latest cookbook Watermelon and Red Birds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations. From rhubarb BBQ sauce to corn dogs there's something in this cookbook for everyone. And, they get into the im...
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June 13, 2022 33 min

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Juneteenth commemorates the day that enslaved Texans found out — more than two years after Emancipation Day — that they were free. It's also a day known for celebratory meals and red drinks. But as the holiday becomes more widespread, we wondered: Is there a risk that certain people (and corporations) will try to keep the food...
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Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating Black American independence and commemorating the ongoing struggle for equality. Learn the history of Juneteenth in this classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://history.howstuffworks.com/american-civil-war/juneteeth.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheart...
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From June 2020, Dulcé Sloan clarifies common misconceptions about how Juneteenth came about and why it should be a national holiday.

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To celebrate Juneteenth and the one-year anniversary(!) of HELLO SOMEBODY, Senator Turner asks us to reflect on what motivates us to be free, how we are defining the word “freedom” in the 21st Century, and the symbolization of Juneteenth and the emancipation of enslaved people in the confederate states. Settle in for this sol...

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In 2016, 94-year-old Texas native, Opal Lee started ""Opal's Walk to DC Campaign,"" to fight to make Juneteenth a national holiday. On the Kaleidoscope, Allison speaks with the ""Grandmother of Juneteenth"" about her new project, and how she got started with her activism.
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Get ready for this important holiday! 📖 Learn about the history of the event from museum specialist Kelly Navies of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. 🏛️ Join Correspondent Pamela Kirkland on a walk as she speaks with Ms. Opal Lee, author of Juneteenth: A Children’s St...
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Juneteenth is coming up this Saturday, and Congress just passed legislation to make it a federal holiday. We talk to UCLA Professor Brenda Stevenson about the historic legacy of June 19th, and why it deserved to become a national holiday now more than ever. Plus, we hear about how some people plan to celebrate this weekend.


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In this episode of Ear Snacks we celebrate Juneteenth by sharing songs from ""All One Tribe,"" a compilation celebrating the rich culture and diversity that Black voices bring to family music.
All One Tribe / Juneteenth Mixtape
For All by The Wise Channel
Family Reunion by Fyütch (feat. Divinity Roxx)
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"On this day in 1865, Major General Gordon Granger announced the abolition of slavery in Galveston, Texas. The day is now commemorated as Juneteenth.

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Today ahead of Juneteenth we’re launching “By Us For Everyone,” a three-part series about how Black American food is represented in media, and how those portrayals change when Black people are in charge of them. In the 1940s and ‘50s, Ebony was one of the only magazines created by Black people that spoke directly to Black people...
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Roots of Cultural Expression Maria and Julio talk with fiber artist and teacher, Bisa Butler, about her quilted portraits that celebrate Black life. They also get into the history of Juneteenth and the push by Republican lawmakers to take critical race theory out of classrooms. And, they dive into the significance of textile ar...
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June 15, 2021 30 min
"Welcome to the first episode of Hello Somebody where Senator Nina Turner, the hell-raising humanitarian, talks truth, justice, humanity and everything in-between. Launched purposefully on Juneteenth, today’s message speaks to the pain we ALL are feeling due to the suffering experienced by generations of Black livelihoods lost and that unpretty pursuit of justice that has led to the brutal awakening that currently reflects the ...
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