2022 AFRAM Festival Showed Baltimore At Its BestDruid Hill Park was full of energy and excitement amid Juneteenth celebrations this weekend.
Flight Cancellations Continue During Juneteenth Holiday WeekendThe travel woes continue as more than 10,000 flights were delayed or canceled over the Juneteenth holiday weekend.
Juneteenth Celebrations Emphasize Ending Racial DisparitiesAfter Opal Lee led hundreds in a walk through her Texas hometown to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend, the 95-year-old Black woman who helped successfully push for the holiday to get national recognition said it's important that people learn the history behind it.
AFRAM Performer El DeBarge Talks About The Next Generation Of Music LoversPerformer El DeBarge talked about his impact on a new generation of young music lovers following an energetic performance that reflected his vast experience as a musician.
Mayor Brandon Scott Touts Success Of 2022 AFRAM FestivalMayor Brandon Scott said that this year’s large and successful AFRAM Festival coupled with the other events surrounding Juneteenth shows “the promise” of Baltimore.
Where's Marty? Learning About The Hosanna School & JuneteenthAs Juneteenth approaches we took the opportunity to head up to the Hosanna School Museum, the site of the first school for African-American youth in Harford County.
Morgan State Archivist Reflects On Juneteenth As The Federal Holiday ApproachesThe celebration was born more than two years following President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 during the American Civil War.
5K Race Kicks Off Countdown To JuneteenthThe Seed School of Maryland celebrated Juneteenth early by hosting a 5K kick-off event on Sunday morning.
National Harbor To Hold Juneteenth Celebration With Poets, Live MusicThe harbor is partnering with the Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council to bring the county's Poet Laureate and Youth Poet Laureate to the stage.
Baltimore Organizations Collaborate For 2nd Juneteenth Father's Day BailoutThanks to the Job Opportunities Task Force (JOFT), and their partners at Out for Justice, several black dads, who were previously incarcerated, will be spending Father's Day at home.
First Federal Juneteenth Holiday Marked With Celebrations In Annapolis, BaltimoreFrom City Dock to Maryland Hall, it's a celebration. Car horns are blaring. Music is blasting with hundreds of demonstrators in the streets. It's Juneteenth and this one is special. A year when the country has witnessed adversity, America has come to our State Capital for this parade on a day of unity.
America To Observe Juneteenth For The First Time As A Federal HolidayThis weekend, America is commemorating its newest federal holiday. Juneteenth marks the moment in 1865 when the last enslaved people in America found out they were indeed free.
Maryland Offices, Schools Announce Closures Friday In Observance Of JuneteenthMaryland's government offices and agencies will close Friday, June 18 in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day, which falls on Saturday. Baltimore County offices and Baltimore City schools will do the same.
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.
DC Protesters Pull Down, Burn Statue Of Confederate GeneralProtesters toppled the only statue of a Confederate general in the nation's capital and set it on fire on Juneteenth, the day marking the end of slavery in the United States.