Author: Jakeya Caruthers

Liberation is a Long Haul: Lessons from Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a joyful ritual of collective memory and cultural cohesion. A summer tradition commemorating the end of slavery, Juneteenth is also an opportunity to challenge facile understandings of the past and reckon with a national heritage of racism.  But over 155 years of observance, Juneteenth celebrations have often been […]

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