Happy Black History Month! The environmental movement would not be where it is today without the efforts of Black Environmental…
History of Juneteenth and Environmental Justice
Juneteenth (also known as Emancipation Day and African-American Freedom Day) marks the day over 2 years later on June 19, 1865 when word of the emancipation reached slaves in Galveston, Texas. 4th of July does not hold the same meaning and pride for American slaves because they weren’t free themselves.