Wawa's Welcome America Event Kicks Off With Juneteenth CelebrationIt was also the kick-off day for Wawa's Welcome to America event in Philadelphia.
Juneteenth Celebrations In Region Giving Some 'A Lot Of Hope And Faith For The Country That We're Moving Forward'In 1865, it was a day of liberation. This weekend, it's a celebration.
Wawa Welcome America Kicks Off Series Of Juneteenth Celebrations In Philadelphia On SaturdayOrganizers say they're also excited to have a Juneteenth component to the festivities.
America Marks Juneteenth As A Federal HolidayAmerica is marking Juneteenth as a federal holiday for the first time ever.
Philadelphia Kicks Off Juneteenth Celebrations With Flag-Raising At City HallMayor Jim Kenney said Juneteenth is a day to learn the truth about the American story and the emancipation of slaves.
Philadelphia To Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day On Second Monday Of October Instead Of Columbus DayFor the first time, Philadelphia will celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day instead of Columbus Day on the second Monday of October.
Odunde Festival Returns To Sunday To Kick Off Series Of Events In Philadelphia Celebrating Black CultureEyewitness News has what to expect at this year's festival and some of the other big events happening around town this month.
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.