June 18, 2022

Juneteenth 2022: Celebrating, Honoring, and Talking To Your Children


“Juneteenth is a reminder that emancipation was not one moment in time: the news about the Emancipation Proclamation (which outlawed slavery within Confederate states) and the Thirteenth Amendment (which abolished slavery throughout the country) came to African Americans in different parts of the United States at different times,” said University of Pittsburgh historian Alaina Roberts, assistant professor in Pitt’s Department of History in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

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Source: University of Pittsburgh – PittWire – April 2020