Happy Juneteenth: Events and celebrations in Dallas

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19 as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is […]

Ford Motor Company Honors Judge Damon Keith at African American Museum in Detroit

When Detroit’s most notable citizens, business executives and dignitaries gathered at the Charles H. Wright Museum on Tuesday May 17 for the 13th annual Ford Freedom Awards, the event took on an historic air all its own. The Champions of Justice event also marked the 57th anniversary of the historic Brown v. Board of Education […]