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Celebrating freedom by honoring Juneteenth 2022

The VCU School of Social Work recognizes and honors the significance of Juneteenth (June 19), which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas in 1865, two and a half years after the signing Emancipation Proclamation. There are a variety of events happening in Greater Richmond this weekend, and the Richmond Times-Dispatch and the Richmond Free […]

Celebrating Juneteenth and reflecting on the necessary work still to be done

This Saturday, June 19, marks the annual celebration of Juneteenth, recognized with a state holiday here in Virginia on Friday, June 18. Juneteenth represents the first celebration of freedom among formerly enslaved Black Americans in Texas, who were informed of their freedom more than 2.5 years after the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation.  This week, […]