Juneteenth Federal Holiday Celebration

 Juneteenth officially called as Juneteenth National Independence Day celebrated on the anniversary of the order issued by Major General Gordon Granger on June 19, 1865 proclaiming freedom to African American in Texas, USA

A word, Juneteenth is combination of 2 words: June & 19. It represent the grant date of freedom to African slaves in United States.

Why Juneteenth Called So ?

 Celebration includes prayer and religious services, educational events, programs, speeches, family gatherings, picnics and entertaining with delicious food, music, and dancing.

Celebration Includes

Celebrations with red colored food and recepies are famous. The red color is the embodiment of spiritual power & transformation.

Red Colored Food

Juneteenth  flag created by activist Ben Haith is a combination of red, white, and blue colors along with two stars: one five-pointed and one bursting. Bursting star means the end of slavery in the United States.

Juneteenth Flag

The army force announced free to more than 250,000 enslaved black people in the state. This day came to be known as "Juneteenth," by the newly freed people in Texas..

Slavery Free In America

 People who scarified their life to end slavery were: Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, John Brown and Abraham Lincoln.

End Of Slavery

Some great and famous African Americian people of 21th Century are:  Morgan Freeman, Samuel L. Jackson, Will Smith, Angela Bassett, Beverly Jenkins, Chris Brown, Barack Obama.

Famous Black Americans