Juneteenth (officially Juneteenth National Independence Day and also known as Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day,Freedom Day, and Black Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of African-American slaves. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 in various parts of the United States since 1865.
Founder/Chairman: Dr. Ali ABY Muhammed
Executive Director: Dr. Barry Edmund Gaither