3 Ways, Everyone Can Celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Jubilee Day, is a holiday dedicated to celebrating Black culture, history and life.

1. Everyone can help celebrate by joining in local events, like street fairs and parades, to enjoy live music and great food.

2. No events in your area?, The community centered holiday has always been about bringing people together, perfect for a backyard barbecue with family and friends.

3. Like many holidays, Juneteenth is all about the food. A wide variety of barbecue favorites and traditional dishes are staples of any Jubilee Day celebration.

Juneteenth was officially recognized as a federal holiday on June 17, 2021. It the first holiday to be approved since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was declared a federal holiday in 1983.