Juneteenth: A Time to Reflect, Heal and Act

The Culture C.O.-O.P. will be hosting a Juneteenth Celebration on June 14, 2015 at the Veterans Memorial Center from 1 to 5 PM in Davis, CA! The theme is A Time to Reflect, Heal and Act and everyone is invited. Juneteenth is important to the African American community as it marks the true end of … Continue reading Juneteenth: A Time to Reflect, Heal and Act

Juneteenth: What is freedom?

Written by Charity Peets On June 19, 2015 we will have reached the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth. Juneteenth is a commemoration of the true end of slavery in the U.S. Slavery was officially abolished in 1863; however, Juneteenth serves as a reminder that slavery didn't really end in the U.S. until 1865, when the message … Continue reading Juneteenth: What is freedom?