Tag: Juneteenth

Riverfront Times: 15 Juneteenth Events To Attend in St. Louis This Weekend

Posted By Jenna Jones on Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 3:14 pm Juneteenth marks the day every citizen in the United States actually became free. After Union troops rode into Galveston, Texas on June 19,...

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St. Louis Magazine: Four ways to celebrate Juneteenth in 2021

BY NICK FREED // JUNE 14, 2021 Excerpt: Juneteenth, celebrated every year on June 19, marks the end of slavery in the U.S. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the...

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