What is Juneteenth?

The top 5 Juneteenth celebrations in the USA 

  1. Houston – Texas. Though Galveston was the site where Juneteenth history was made, it is nearby Houston, America's fourth most populous city, where one will find the most devout Juneteenth celebrants.
  2. Atlanta – Georgia
  3. Dallas-Forth Worth – Texas
  4. Charleston – South Carolina
  5. Memphis – Tennessee

Source: Lonely Planet https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/where-to-celebrate-junteenth 

Source: Nix, E. (2015, June 19). What Is Juneteenth? History.com. https://www.history.com/news/what-is-juneteenth.

Source: WashingtonPost. (2019, June 19). The history behind Juneteenth and why it resonates today. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJKzdksodNY.

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Juneteenth Events in Atlanta