Written by Shennette Garrett-Scott, Rebecca Cummings Richardson and Venita Dillard-Allen, this article in Black History Bulletin provides historical background while encouraging educators to mindfully incorporate Junteenth into their curriculum. Includes lesson plans.
Cassandra and her family have moved to her parents' hometown in Texas, but it does not feel like home to Cassandra until she experiences Juneteenth, a Texas tradition celebrating the end of slavery.
Free at Last by Sojourner Kincaid Rolle; Alex Bostic (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2022-05-24
This lyrical celebration of Juneteenth, deeply rooted in Black American history, spans centuries and reverberates loudly and proudly today.
A Q&A with author Sojourner Kincaid Roll can be found on the We Need Diverse Books blog.