Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Image Credits : Yinan Chen Submitted by: Teresa Jenkins A timely message from Teresa Jenkins, Chair, Democratic Party of Charlotte County: Juneteenth, (“June” plus “nineteenth”) sometimes called “Jubilee,” indicates the year of freedom from enslavement, or even more simply “Freedom Day.” It is also referred to Black Independence Day. It was June 19, 1865 when…