Imagine the day when Juneteenth can be known about, valued, and remembered by all U.S. Americans. Juneteenth is short for June Nineteenth. June 19th is a holiday that marks the day that enslaved people that lived in our country, found out that they were legally free. It isn’t a national holiday, yet, but it’s important to know about.
Teach your students about this day and enjoy the powerful conversations that will follow!