Juneteenth Day is ‘the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery’

MILWAUKEE -- Brian Kramp spent the morning at the Juneteenth Day Street Festival. Juneteenth Day celebrates African American freedom and achievement while encouraging continuous self-development and respect for other cultures.

About Juneteenth Day (website)

Juneteenth Day is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. The world-wide event, dating back to June 1865 began when the Union soldiers, landed at Galveston Texas with the news that the war...

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