June 19 is Juneteenth

The holiday of Juneteenth is to celebrate the end of slavery in the United States. Across the country, family and friends gather to celebrate and learn more about the history and experience of African Americans before and after slavery.

Watch this short video from PBS to learn more about Juneteenth, and then create your own Juneteenth flag from the instructions below. Thank you to the OMI Show for the craft idea.

Juneteenth Events for Chicago Families – Chicago Parent
Juneteenth Book Festival on YouTube

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Celebrate Juneteenth