Juneteenth 2020 – 19th June Happy Juneteenth 2020 ( Happy Juneteenth Day 2020): History, Significance, Facts, Celebration Ideas, Theme, Memes, Wishes, Images, Quotes, Pictures, Sayings, Pics, Messages, Photos, Greetings & Status collection is now available in this content. Every year, the United States people are celebrating “Juneteenth” is a very special celebration day on June 19.
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When is Juneteenth 2020?
The Juneteenth official celebration date is June 19, 2020.
What is Juneteenth?
Juneteenth is an unofficial American holiday and an official Texas state holiday, celebrated annually on the 19th of June in the United States to commemorate Union army general Gordon Granger announcing federal orders in the city of Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865, proclaiming that all slaves in Texas were now free.
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How to celebrate Happy Juneteenth 2020?
Fly the Juneteenth Flag
Echoing the red, white and blue of the U.S. flag, the Juneteenth flag signifies that slaves and their descendants are true Americans. A star in the middle represents Texas, with a larger outer star representing a new freedom and a new people.
Attend a Juneteenth Celebration
Some citizens in the southern states celebrate with readings and oral histories of their ancestors, which is an honorable way to remember a somber period in American history. Celebrations also include cookouts, rodeos, concerts and parades.
Watch a movie about slavery
Recent titles include 12 Years a Slave, Glory, Amistad and Django Unchained.
Juneteenth Facts 2020:
- Enslaved people had already been emancipated—they just didn’t know it.
- There are many theories as to why the Emancipation Proclamation wasn’t enforced in Texas.
- The announcement actually urged freedmen and freedwomen to stay with their former owners.
- Not all enslaved people were freed instantly.
- Texas was the first state to declare Juneteenth a state holiday.
- Juneteenth is still not a federal holiday.
- The Juneteenth flag is full of symbolism.
- Juneteenth traditions vary across the U.S.
Juneteenth 2020 Quotes, Wishes, Messages, Sayings & Status:
- “Anytime anyone is enslaved, or in any way deprived of his liberty, if that person is a human being, as far as I am concerned he is justified to resort to whatever methods necessary to bring about his liberty again.” — Malcolm X
- “If the cruelties of slavery could not stop us, the opposition we now face will surely fail. Because the goal of America is freedom, abused and scorned tho’ we may be, our destiny is tied up with America’s destiny.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- “Every year we must remind successive generations that this event triggered a series of events that one by one defines the challenges and responsibilities of successive generations. That’s why we need this holiday.” — Al Edwards
- “My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” — Desmond Tutu
- “Won’t it be wonderful when Black history and Native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history.” — Maya Angelou
- “I swear to the Lord I still can’t see why democracy means everybody but me.” — Langston Hughes
- “I knew then and I know now, when it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it.” — Claudette Colvin
- “As Black women, we’re always given these seemingly devastating experiences — experiences that could absolutely break us. But what the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls the butterfly. What we do as Black women is take the worst situations and create from that point.” — Viola Davis
- “We all require and want respect, man or woman, Black or white. It’s our basic human right.” — Aretha Franklin
- “There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.” — Michelle Obama
- “If you know whence you came, there is really no limit to where you can go.” — James Baldwin
- “God’s time [Emancipation] is always near. He set the North Star in the heavens; He gave me the strength in my limbs; He meant I should be free.” — Harriet Tubman
- “Freedom is not something that one people can bestow on another as a gift. Thy claim it as their own and none can keep it from them.” — Kwame Nkrumah
- “We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.” — Bayard Rustin
- “Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying.” — Nikki Giovanni
- “I find freedom sexy. I find freedom so sexy, I can’t even explain it to you. You wake up every day and feel like you can do anything.” — Prince
- “You can’t separate peace from freedom, because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” — Malcolm X
- “Go to work! Go to work in the morn of a new creation… until you have… reached the height of self-progress, and from that pinnacle bestow upon the world a civilization of your own.” — Marcus Garvey
- “We are not ready to fight because we love fighting. We are ready to fight because we are worth fighting for.” ― Zoé Samudzi
- “I just don’t believe that when people are being unjustly oppressed that they should let someone else set rules for them by which they can come out from under that oppression.” — Malcolm X
- “Do not be silent; there is no limit to the power that may be released through you.” ― Howard Thurman