JUNETEENTH

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education...
The First Black History Is No Mystery Gala Event honoring Dr. Alvin Poussaint.  by Adrianne Dillion On May 4, 1995, Black History Magazine presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Alvin Poussaint at a gala celebration and fund raiser at the Four Seasons Hotel. The psychiatrist told a gathering of about...