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A quarter of a century ago, Rev. Jeremiah Wright met a young man confused about who he was and where he fit into the grand scheme of things. The young man had been raised by a single mom whose skin was much lighter than his own skin
Whether honoring troops or national heroes; observing a bountiful harvest or a cherished holiday; from the humble small-town high school homecoming to the grandiose Macy's or Rose Bowl productions, we love our parades. If memory serves, my
I commend the parents for bringing their children; it is wonderful. It is good for entertainment, and it is also a teaching lesson," the minister said. "As we set out to culminate Jamaica 50, we wanted to ensure that we gave our people across Jamaica
James, also known as Hollywood the Magic Chef, blows bubbles at the Juneteenth International Festival at Seattle's Pratt Park on Sunday...James planned to share his talents as a musician at the festival, which also featured food, booths, music and a
Julie Woodson does not care if she wins first place for her float in the Emancipation Day parade. She just wants younger generations to know her grandfather's role in Hutchinson's history, including being a founder of the Emancipation Day Celebration.
Tuesday, July 24 2012 This years 20th anniversary of Emancipation celebrations is mixed with joy and pain, according to Chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee (ESC), Kafrah Kambon. He made the comment during the traditional blessing of the
Among the more noted entertainment-focused events which have taken place in the park this year are February's Reggae Month concert series, which featured an extensive and wide-ranging list of artistes, and the April premiere of the 'Marley'
On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed U.S. Navy General Order No. 4 to take effect one hundred days later on January 1, 1863. General Order No. 4 is more commonly known as the Emancipation Proclamation, which purportedly freed
Written by Filed Under A day of family fun, activities and education is planned Saturday as the community of Richwood hosts its 14th annual Juneteenth celebration. Juneteenth is celebrated across America by many African Americans who recognize it as "
A couple of local organizations are putting on events to celebrate Juneteenth starting Thursday. The holiday, also known as Emancipation Day, celebrates the announcement of the abolishment of slavery in 1865...In recognition of the day, Crown Hill