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.
Detroit’s Juneteenth Celebration Concludes Yearly Celebration
Twitter, Square To Honor Juneteenth As A Company HolidayTwitter and Square are honoring Juneteenth as permanent company holiday.