Slavery

Buzzwords Slavery = the system of subjugating people as slaves HeadlinesLike Washington and Jefferson, he championed liberty. Unlike the founders, he freed his slavesMellon Foundation grants $1.4 million to MSU for historic slavery databaseThe long war against slavery – New Yorker‘The Slaves Dread New Year’s Day the Worst’: The Grim History of January 1 Commemorations …

Juneteenth

Poster Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. And starting in 2021, a federal holiday. Juneteenth.com: Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and …