Reblog: Juneteenth is the Holiday Everyone Needs to Be Celebrating

I wrote this blog way back in my senior year of college, 2018, but considering today is Juneteenth and it is all over social media, why not share my words and thoughts on the matter. And by my words, I mostly mean Wikipedia's words with some adlibs thrown in, but nonetheless. Enjoy a history lesson …

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Juneteenth is the Holiday Everyone Needs to Be Celebrating

HISTORY LESSON TIME!! (This is legit just me making the Wikipedia page about Juneteenth mildly entertaining, it's not long I promise) June 19th, 1865. The day every slave in America was officially freed. Now, you're probably thinking, "but wasn't the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862?" It was, but the EP didn't actually free ALL the slaves... …

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