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NBA Star Drops Free the Future, a Social Justice-Inspired Streetwear Brand

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Over the past year, fashion has taken a backseat to many other important causes- the pandemic, social justice movements, and more. However, New Orleans Pelicans player Wes Iwundu is bridging the gap between social justice and streetwear with their new Free the Future capsule collection from streetwear brand Diplomacy. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Diplomacy has […]

IKEA Apologizes After Workers Protest Juneteenth Lunch Menu

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IKEA is apologizing for serving fried chicken on Juneteenth.  A store in Atlanta, Georgia wanted to honor employees last Saturday with a holiday lunch menu.  Along with the chicken, it included watermelon, mac-n-cheese, potato salad, collard greens and candied yams.  This didn’t go over well with workers.  More than 20 of them called out in […]

Jazmine Sullivan Recalls Racist Experience in Philadelphia Macy’s on Juneteenth

Jazmine Sullivan Recalls Racist Experience in Philadelphia Macy's on Juneteenth

Jazmine Sullivan called out a Philadelphia Macy’s employee who was responsible for her negative experience in the department store on Juneteenth. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “Wow to look racism in the eye, and especially on Juneteenth was a wakeup call,” wrote Sullivan on her Instagram Story. “Mary King at Willow Grove Macy’s look of […]

Juneteenth: 19 Essential Tracks

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This year, for the first time in American history, Juneteenth is celebrated as a federal holiday. The tradition, in honor of the abolition of slavery in the United States, however, has long been established as a marker of actual independence for Black Americans–complete with all the fixings of a celebration across the country: togetherness, food, […]

Madam C.J. Walker Story A Self Made Inspiration

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Since the beginning of time, women have been seen in the shadows of men in America, especially Black women. American history shows, African American women nearly always receive the short end of the stick, and have to work harder to pioneer their path to success.    Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information One of the trailblazers for […]

ICYMI: 700 Pound George Floyd Statue Placed In New Jersey For Juneteenth

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New Jersey commemorates George Floyd with a 700 pound bronze statue. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A statue of George Floyd was unveiled this week in front of Newark City Hall in New Jersey.  The 700 ound bronze statue honors the life of George Floyd, who was murdered in police custody last year. His widely viewed […]

Trae The Truth And Phylicia Rashad Head Off SiriusXM’s “Juneteenth Inaugural Unityfest” Panel

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SiriusXM Urban View host Mike Muse led a special panel discussion to celebrate, educate, and increase cultural awareness surrounding Juneteenth and garner awareness for the “Juneteenth Inaugural Unityfest Event” on Saturday, June 19th. The virtual one-hour special featured respected voices from the worlds of politics, media, academia, community activism, and entertainment who shared insights and perspectives […]

President Biden Enacts Juneteenth As a Federal Holiday

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President Biden signed legislation creating Juneteenth a holiday during a ceremony at the White House. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information President Biden signed a bill yesterday establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday.  While the legislation was passed by the House and Senate with unusual speed this week and overwhelming support from both chambers of congress, […]

Your NYC and ATL Juneteenth Guide

Your NYC and ATL Juneteenth Guide

Juneteenth weekend is approaching and you want to know where we at? We outside! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information New York City lifted all COVID-19 restrictions just in time for the celebration, meanwhile things have been pretty much “normal” in Atlanta since last year. NYC and ATL are the places to be this Juneteenth and […]

The NBA Family Announces Plans to Celebrate Juneteenth

The NBA Family Announces Plans to Celebrate Juneteenth

The NBA family has announced their Juneteenth celebration, acknowledging national holiday commemorating emancipation from slavery in the United States, with a variety of league and team programming, conversations, and partnerships that encourage employees, fans, and all members of the NBA family to further educate themselves on the holiday while also reflecting on past and present […]

Rakim, Big Daddy Kane To Hit Juneteenth Music Festival Stage

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Rakim and Big Daddy Kane bring nostalgia on stage for Juneteenth Festival. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Two Hip Hop legends are set to the hit the stage this weekend to celebrate Juneteenth.  Rakim A.k.A The God MC and Big Daddy Kane have been tapped to share the stage this Saturday for the WPA Juneteenth […]

Juneteenth Officially A Federal Holiday

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Wednesday the House passed a bill that will make June 19th, AKA Juneteenth, a federal holiday. Now, the legislation will be sent to President Joe Biden for his signature. CNN reports, the bill passed through House 415-14, after the Senate unanimously passed the legislation Tuesday. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “It’s not often when you can stand […]

George Floyd Statue To Be Placed In New Jersey

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New Jersey commemorates George Floyd with a new statue. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A statue of George Floyd will be unveiled today in front of Newark City Hall in New Jersey.  The statue honors the life of George Floyd, who was murdered in police custody last year. His widely viewed death was able to elevate […]

Louisiana To Make Juneteenth A Holiday

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Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, is officially recognized as a holiday in Louisiana. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to AP news, the third Saturday in June will be celebrated as Juneteenth Day under a bill passed without any nay votes and signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards. […]

Two Republican Senators Want to Replace Columbus Day With Juneteenth

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Democrats have fully aligned themselves with the celebration of Juneteenth and have fully supported the dissolution of Columbus Day but it is rare that Republicans in Congress get behind the same cause. Two Republicans in the Senate are setting the tone in the right-wing party by proposing an amendment that would recognize Juneteenth as a […]

Kenya Barris and Pharrell in Talks With Netflix to Make A Feature-Length Musical About Juneteenth

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As more companies are beginning to recognize Juneteenth, Netflix is reportedly in talks with Kenya Barris and Pharrell Williams about making a feature-length musical about Juneteenth. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to Deadline, the streaming company, Barris and Williams are in the early stages of working up a plan for the project, and it […]

[WATCH] Top 10 Songs To Listen To On Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.  Back in 1865 on June 19th, the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Even though this was two and […]

Juneteenth is an American Holiday Whether The Feds Make It One or Not

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Juneteenth is a celebration of the total emancipation of Africans enslaved in North America. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information It has been celebrated historically primarily in Texas. However, Juneteenth celebrations have always existed in places like Syracuse, NY, Denver, Colorado and many other pockets of America. This runs contrary to President Donald Trump’s assertion that […]

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