June 19: 150th Anniversary of Juneteenth

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth.  It commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States.

Additional information about this celebration is listed below:

http://juneteenth.com/

https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ref/abouttx/juneteenth.html

Videos: http://www.c-span.org/video/?324415-1/history-juneteenthhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIi_53jihMM

Juneteenth Book Festival: http://www.juneteenthbookfestival.com/

Books about Juneteenth:

Juneteenth Jamboree, by Carole Boston Weatherford

Juneteenth, by Ralph Ellison

Juneteenth for Mazie, by Floyd Cooper

All Different Now, The First Day of Freedom, by Angela Johnson and E.B. Lewis

Come Juneteenth, by Ann Rinaldi

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