| Main |

Today marks first Juneteenth holiday in Washington!

Juneteenth Logo : Friends of Mt. Hope

+ KING-5 TV: Washington celebrates Juneteenth ahead of first paid state holiday – Monday is the first day for new paid state holiday – Juneteenth.

+ KING-5 TV: Juneteenth is Sunday: Here’s its 150-year history

+ Office of Gov. Jay Inslee: It’s now official! Sunday marks state’s first Juneteenth holiday

+ JOLT News: Washington now recognizes Juneteenth, but there’s more to the story – The history behind the holiday is long and troubling, with echoes that persist today

+ CBS News 60 Minutes: How an Air Force veteran discovered his new house was the seat of a plantation where his ancestors were enslaved

Posted by Steve on June 19, 2022 at 12:31 am | Permalink

Post a comment

No comments yet. You should be kind and add one!

By submitting a comment you grant Yelm Community Blog a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution. Inappropriate and irrelevant comments will be removed at an admin’s discretion. Your email is used for verification purposes only, it will never be shared.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Categories

Archives

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com