New Jersey Gov. Murphy Signs Legislation Designating Juneteenth A State, Public HolidayThe holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America.
New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Bills To Make Juneteenth State Holiday, Abolish Freeholder TitleThe measures passed the Democrat-led Legislature and head next to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, who earlier indicated he supports both bills.
African American Museum In Philadelphia Finding New Ways To Celebrate Juneteenth During PandemicPhiladelphia this week joined other cities that have designated Juneteenth as an official holiday.
Highly-Anticipated Harriet Tubman Museum In Cape May Holds Virtual Grand Opening To Celebrate JuneteenthAlthough it's virtual, for now, opening the museum on Juneteenth was deliberate.
Organizers Of Philadelphia's Juneteenth Parade Partner With Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium For Free TestingDespite the pandemic, cities are finding ways to celebrate Juneteenth.
Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City HolidayThe holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America.
Philadelphia Church Celebrates 'Juneteenth'Saint Paul's Episcopal Church in Elkins Park, Montgomery County, held a festival in the day's honor, complete with a barbecue, local shop vendors and music.
Local Residents Celebrate 148th Anniversary Of Juneteenth, Emancipation DayJuneteenth, or Emancipation Day, takes place on June 19th, but Saturday folks are celebrating the 148th anniversary of the holiday in Germantown.
Local Organizations Celebrating The End Of Slavery With Juneteenth EventsJuneteenth, the observance of the end of slavery in America, will be celebrated at a number of venues throughout Philadelphia this weekend.