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15 Ideas To Celebrate World Refugee Day

June 20th is World Refugee Day! We’ve gathered a list of ideas to help you celebrate, support, and learn from the global refugee community.
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Quote Graphic: Juneteenth was never about commemorating a delayed proclamation but about celebrating a people’s enduring spirit. — Annette Gordon-Reed

56 Powerful Juneteenth Quotes To Celebrate Freedom

As we commemorate Juneteenth, journey with us through a series of inspiring quotes that bring to life the history and significance of this day.
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28 Ways To Thoughtfully Celebrate Juneteenth

Your guide on celebrating and honoring Juneteenth — on June 19th, and all year long.
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Juneteenth offers new ways to teach about slavery, Black perseverance, and American history

Juneteenth commemorates the date in 1865 when Union troops notified the last remaining slaves in Texas that they were free.
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These 6 essential Juneteenth books deserve a spot on your TBR list

After decades of being celebrated at mostly the local level, Juneteenth — the long-standing holiday that commemorates the arrival of news of emancipation and freedom to enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas, in 1865 — became a federal holiday in 2021.
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Joshua Houston leads a Juneteenth Parade in Huntsville, Texas, in a photo circa 1900

Juneteenth: How one Black Texas family's fight for freedom on Juneteenth offers lessons for today's lawmakers erasing history

On June 19, 1865, two months after the U.S. Civil War ended, Union Gen. Gordon Granger walked onto the balcony at Ashton Villa in Galveston, Texas, and announced to the people of the state that “all slaves are free.”
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A group of black people pose for the camera in the 1900s

Juneteenth celebrates just one of our 20 emancipation days — and the history of how emancipated people were kept unfree needs to be remembered, too

Emancipation Days — like Juneteenth in Texas — are not what many people think, because emancipation did not do what most of us think it did.
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9 Activities To Celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8

June 8 is World Oceans Day! We’ve gathered a list of ideas to help you celebrate and protect the world’s oceans...
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31 Ideas To (Thoughtfully) Celebrate Pride Month

June is Pride Month! We’ve gathered a list of ideas to help you celebrate, honor, and support the LGBTQ+ community — all month long.
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4 Ways To Celebrate 143 Day (Mister Rogers Day) on May 22

On 143 Day, we celebrate the enduring legacy of Fred Rogers. Engage in these activities to honor his commitment to fostering love and understanding.
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17 Ideas To Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week (2024)

Teacher Appreciation Week is an annual celebration in May dedicated to the appreciation and support of America’s teachers. Here are some ways to celebrate the week-long event.
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22 Ideas To Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a celebration of the many contributions and achievements of the AAPI community. 
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