PBS KIDS: 5 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth With Your Family #Juneteenth2022

Some great ideas and resources here from Karimah Henry and PBS KIDS for Parents.

Now that Juneteenth is officially a federal holiday in the United States, it’s the perfect time to observe Juneteenth as a family. Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of the last group of enslaved people in the United States. It was announced to the people in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865 – more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

On “Sesame Street,” Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom, kindness and love. In this spirit, my family enjoys making crafts, attending local celebrations, and supporting small Black-owned businesses to honor this celebration of liberation.

Looking for ways to honor this holiday with your children? Here are five ways to celebrate Juneteenth together as a family.

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