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Juneteenth Reading Lists for Adults and Kids

Juneteenth

 

Juneteenth commemorates the day the last enslaved people were emancipated in the United States on June 19, 1865. Juneteenth is also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Cel-Liberation Day, and is celebrated annually on June 19. This collection of books for adults and children touch on the history of Juneteenth, the lasting effects of Juneteenth and celebrate fiction and nonfiction by African American authors that continue to influence and shape our culture over 150 years later.

Juneteenth Reading List for Adults

 

 

Juneteenth Reading List for Kids

 

 

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Jacksonville Public Library