USM Declares Juneteenth A Holiday At All Of Its InstitutionsThe University System of Maryland has declared Juneteenth a holiday.
Juneteenth Festival, Parade Planned For AnnapolisThe two day celebration of the emancipation of Black Americans will be June 18 and 19 in Annapolis- complete with a parade and a festival.
Gov. Hogan Issues Proclamation Recognizing June 19 As Juneteenth DayGov. Larry Hogan has proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth Day, to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and "celebrate the triumph of the human spirit over the cruelty of slavery," he said in a tweet Thursday.