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Berkeley Talks: Berkeley Artist Mildred Howard on the Impact of Gentrification...

On Wednesday, June 19, the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) celebrated Juneteenth — a national commemoration of the end of...

Photos from 12th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

Oakland’s 12th Annual Juneteenth Celebration Takes the Town

Juneteenth Message from Congresswoman Barbara Lee

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers marched to Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War had ended and slavery was abolished. More than...

Juneteenth Festival at Lake Merritt Eastshore

Four powerful grassroots organizations: Adamika Village; BOSS; Bishop Mack Eastman; and Akonadi Foundation are joining together to host Juneteenth at Lake Merritt Park on...

News of Freedom Gets to Texas Two Years Late, Giving...

“The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This...

Vallejo’s 31st Annual Juneteenth Celebration – June 15

The African-American Family Reunion Committee and the Greater Vallejo Recreation District presents the 31st Annual Vallejo Juneteenth Celebration on June 15. Juneteenth is a national...

2019: A Significant Anniversary for African Americans

Part 1 This Juneteenth is a poignant one for African Americans. Next month, as it has for the last 12 years, Omnira Institute will present its...

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Marks 152nd Observance of Juneteenth

In celebration of Juneteenth, Congresswoman Lee released the following statement to commemorate the holiday:“Today we pause to celebrate and commemorate Juneteenth – the day...

Juneteenth Festival in Marin City

A Juneteenth Festival will be celebrated in Marin City Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., outside of the Health and Wellness...

Celebrate 150th Anniversary of Juneteenth in Prayer, Drums And Song

June 19 marks the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the day when the enslaved people in Texas received news from Union soldiers that not only...
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