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Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

National Resources

How to Celebrate from offers suggestions on how to celebrate Juneteenth in your workplace, community, and home. 

Take action! The NAACP's guide to celebrating Juneteenth by taking action to progress policies to give Black Americans equal opportunity throughout the nation.

Yale's Open Course African American History: From Emancipation to the Present (2010) examines the African American experience in the United States from 1863 to the present (2010). Prominent themes include the end of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction; African Americans’ urbanization experiences; the development of the modern civil rights movement and its aftermath; and the thought and leadership of Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, W.E.B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X.