While we celebrate this day in our country’s history, let us also remember those that have sacrificed for the struggle of human rights in America. Our country has come a long way but we have a long road ahead. Only through unity, understanding and empathy can we continue to act with impact for the purpose of social justice, human rights and true equality for all.
A Note to BCSR Families about Juneteenth Day
Today, June 19 marks an important day in the history of America. Today we celebrate Juneteenth Day. A day on which the last slaves in America were told they were free 2 1/2 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed.