June 11, 2024


Freedom Day Juneteenth

Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19th to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. The holiday originated in Texas, marking the day in 1865 when, following the Civil War, slaves were declared "FREE" under the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation. Also known as "Freedom Day," Juneteenth is a time to celebrate liberation and emancipation.

Join NAACP Orange County in June for a month of celebration online and within the community.

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