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Star-Studded Celebration Commemorates Juneteenth

by China Gilreath and Chantal Fuller | June 21, 2021 As the country paused this weekend to celebrate Juneteenth Day, a national event presented by t Read more

Emory University Apologizes to Black Doctor for Race-Based Rejection 60 Years Earlier

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Emory University has apologized to gynecologist and obstetrician Dr. Marion Hood, 83, for rejec [...] Read more

Congress Passes Bill Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

by | June 16, 2021
Congress has passed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. Juneteenth –June 19 every yea [...] Read more

Latter-Day Saints Church Funds Initiatives With NAACP and UNCF

by | June 15, 2021
Three initiatives that aim to provide scholarships, humanitarian aid and educational opportunit [...] Read more

Colleges and Universities Prepare for Juneteenth, Still a Nationally Unrecognized Holiday

by | June 10, 2021
Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and a bipartisan senate commission is leading the latest push to [...] Read more

New Jersey Governor Declares Juneteenth a State Holiday

by | September 14, 2020
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation last week that declared Juneteenth – the day c [...] Read more

Ivy League Will Give Student-Athletes Election Day Off

by | June 19, 2020
The Ivy League announced it will give student-athletes a day off on Nov. 3, Election Day, as pa [...] Read more

Modern Day Heroes: A Celebration

by Donald Guy Generals & Derrick Perkins | May 23, 2019
As Juneteenth approaches, it is important to extend our celebrations beyond the accomplishments [...] Read more