History of the Juneteenth Flag

Adafruit juneteenth 2020 blog

In a world full of graphic design it is important to take a step back to admire the flag. Flags are signifiers of our values and beliefs. They are physical embodiments of our histories, respresentitives of our hopes and ideals, and serve as symbols which we can rally behind.

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Learn about the Juneteenth Flag from NationalJuneteenth.com:

The Juneteenth Flag was created by former NJOF Massachusetts Juneteenth State Director and Founder of the National Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (NJCF), Ben Haith, in 1997. The flag underwent a revision in the year 2000 resulting in its’ present modern day design. In 2007, the phrase the “June 19, 1865” was added to the flag to place the historic date that Juneteenth occurred in Galveston, Texas

Read more from NationalJuneteenth.com and L. J. Graf


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