Today’s Solutions: May 27, 2024

Freedom, resilience, and empow

Freedom, resilience, and empowerment on Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a wonderful monument to the African American community's indomitable spirit and its continuous quest for freedom. On this day in Galveston, Texas, in the year 1865, Major General Gordon Granger announced the historic news that slavery had ended and all enslaved Black people were now Read More...

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6 ways to bring the Juneteenth celebration to work this year

Last year, Juneteenth was proclaimed a federal holiday, meaning this year is set to be the first time many organizations and businesses will celebrate and observe this meaningful and historic day. On top of giving employees the day off to rest, it’s worth considering celebrating Juneteenth Read More...

The Juneteenth flag waving in the wind.

The symbolism behind the Juneteenth flag

In 2021, President Joe Biden announced that June 19th, shortened to Juneteenth (which is also known as Emancipation Day and/or Freedom Day), will be officially celebrated as a federal holiday. Juneteenth is still in the early years of being officially observed by many businesses and Read More...

Six ways to celebrate Juneteen

Six ways to celebrate Juneteenth this year

Juneteenth now an official federal holiday in the US, but what exactly does the holiday signify and how should we be celebrating it in our communities? Juneteenth specifically celebrates June 19, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger announced the end of slavery in Galveston, Texas as a response Read More...

Juneteenth is now a federal ho

Juneteenth is now a federal holiday in the US

Story Update: Since this story was written, the bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday has been signed into law.  Tomorrow is Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the official end of slavery in the United States, and this year, the holiday is closer than ever to becoming a federal holiday. Read More...

Juneteenth may soon be recogni

Juneteenth may soon be recognized as a federal holiday

Juneteenth gained momentum as a celebrated holiday this year in the wake of a rising wave of calls for racial justice and reforms across the US. Now, with the support of corporate executives, sports officials, and elected officials, the move to make Juneteenth a national holiday is gaining Read More...