Opal Lee Walks From Texas To D.C. In Support of Juneteenth, Her Journey Leads to the Creation of a National HolidayMs. Opal Lee, the "Grandmother of Juneteenth," joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss her journey to make Juneteenth a National Holiday, and what she continues to fight for now that the holiday has been nationally recognized.
Juneteenth Becomes 13th Court Holiday In MichiganThe Michigan Supreme Court declared Juneteenth a statewide court holiday Wednesday over the objections of two Republican justices who said taxpayers will be shortchanged.
State Employees In Michigan Will Get 5% Raise; Juneteenth Is Paid HolidayEmployees who work for the state government will get 5% raises next October under new labor contracts.
Juneteenth Could Become A Michigan Court HolidayThe Michigan Supreme Court is considering a statewide court holiday on Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery.
Woman Who Shot At Police Killed By Cop At Juneteenth EventA 19-year-old Michigan woman died after exchanging gunfire with a police officer who was controlling traffic near a weekend Juneteenth parade, authorities said.
Juneteenth Not Only a Holiday At The Barack Obama Leadership Academy, Its Part Of The Curriculum, And Has Been Over 20 YearsFor over 20 years the Barack Obama Leadership Academy (formally the Timbuktu Academy,) on Detroit’s Eastside, has incorporated Juneteenth, African History in their curriculum, says they are only 1 of 3 schools in Detroit to have this. They celebrated the annual holiday Friday
How Does Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II Celebrate Juneteenth?Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the holiday of Juneteenth, what it means to him, and how he celebrates it each year.
2 Detroit Women Partner To Celebrate, Provide Resources At Juneteenth EventIt's scheduled to take place at 16065 Hamilton Ave. in Highland Park on Saturday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Joe Louis Barrow Family Continues To Be A Presence In Detroit With New Southern-Style KitchenJoe Louis Barrow Jr. joins Community Connect to talk about the opening of the Joe Louis Southern Kitchen, but also to discuss his father's involvement in the Black community and how Juneteenth was recognized within the family.
Celebrating Juneteenth At The Charles H. Wright MuseumNeil A. Barclay, President and CEO of The Wright, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about Juneteenth and the celebrations that occur across the country. 
The History Of Juneteenth With Author Ken ColemanKen Coleman, Senior Reporter for Michigan Advance, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to go into detail about the history behind Juneteenth and how it was been celebrated through the decades.