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The Cleveland chapter of the NAACP hosts a Freedom Walk from Benedictine High School in Cleveland to the Art and Soul Park in the Buckeye neighborhood to celebrate Juneteenth, June 20, 2020. John Kuntz, cleveland.comWhat is Juneteenth and how is it celebrated?
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States and is a celebration of emancipation and freedom for the Black community. Celebrations are happening across the country. Here is a list of events in Northeast Ohio.What is Juneteenth and how can Cleveland Public Libraries help?
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland Public Libraries has decided to help residents celebrate freedom this week with series of programs to honor Juneteenth, the annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.Will Juneteenth become a state holiday in Ohio?
Texas became the first state to designate Juneteenth as a holiday in 1980, according to the New York Times. Since then, nearly 47 states have officially moved to recognize the day, including Ohio. More recently, the Virginia Beach City Council will be taking a vote on Tuesday for a resolution to make Juneteenth a permanent city holiday.