Celebrate Juneteenth with Kids

Juneteenth is the celebration of June 19, 1865 the day the people of Texas learned about the emancipation proclamation more than two years after it was signed by President Abraham Lincoln. This holiday commemorates people’s freedom from slavery after the civil war and is celebrated nationwide. Learn more about Juneteenth in this short video from PBS Kids.

And check out these e-books to share with kids about this holiday! 


Published by Sarah Rodriguez on June 18, 2020
Last Modified May 22, 2024