While parades and festivals mark the Juneteenth holiday in San Francisco, Berkeley, Vallejo and Tracy, Omnira Institute’s 9th annual Juneteenth observation in Oakland focuses on prayer and remembrance.
June 19 marks the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the day when the enslaved people in Texas received news from Union soldiers that not only was the Civil War over, but that they had been freed [...]
The Berkeley Juneteenth Festival, held annually in south Berkeley’s five-block Alcatraz-Adeline corridor, is produced by the Berkeley Juneteenth Association. This year’s festival will be held Sunday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The [...]
The County of Marin African-America Employee Association hosted a Juneteenth Celebration on Thursday, June 20 at the Civic Center Lagoon across from the State Building in San Rafael.
Jazz came alive at the San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce’s annual Juneteenth Business Awards Luncheon in the heart of the historic Fillmore District at the West Bay Conference Center.
The SF African American Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Juneteenth Business and Awards Luncheon at the West Bay Conference on 1290 Fillmore Street in San Francisco from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, [...]
The Omnira Institute (OI) will hold its annual Juneteenth celebration in Oakland on Saturday June 14. This ritual of remembrance observes the roots of freedom for African Americans with the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, which [...]
Berkeley Juneteenth Festival Publicity Chair, Ms. Delores Nochi Cooper Edwards, accepted a ‘Slave Apology’ resolution from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, on behalf of the Berkeley Juneteenth Festival Association. [...]