Friday is Juneteenth, the day that celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.
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M.A.D.D. Rhythms Announces June Events For Chicago Dance Month, Juneteenth And More
M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Chicago’s premier tap collective, continues its 20th Anniversary with appearances and performances throughout the Midwest with See Chicago Dance’s Chicago Dance Month, a COVID-19 ...
Lincoln Presidential Library to display Emancipation Proclamation as part of Juneteenth celebration
A rare signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation will be displayed this month at The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield in honor of Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating ...
San Francisco City Hall reopens with pride
Wearing heart earrings the colors of the transgender Pride flag, Lisa Strawn stood in front of the steps of San Francisco City Hall Monday capturing with her cellphone the unveiling of the Pride flag ...
NAACP branch celebrates Juneteenth across several towns
The Oranges & Maplewood Branch of the NAACP will mark the Juneteenth holiday with flag-raising ceremonies across several Essex County towns represented in the branch’s ...
Across America Briefs
Parents of 8-year-old girl killed in Atlanta sue city ...
Big 10, Chapter 2: Best-selling biographers share what they learned about their subjects
In Part 2 of a Sunday ministers, best-selling biographers share stories about Kamala Harris, Johnny Cash. Satchel Paige, Barbara Bush, Jimi Hendrix, Mike Royko, Richard Pryor, Frank Sinatra, Ronald ...
Busse Woods boat launch among improvements for people with disabilities
Cook County officials inaugurated an accessible canoe and kayak launch Saturday at Busse Woods as part of a Forest Preserves of Cook County initiative to provide more accessible amenities and services ...
The Latest: Berrettini gives Italy 3 in French Open Week 2
The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 9:50 p.m. Matteo Berrettini earned his debut trip to the French Open’s fourth round and joined a couple of teenagers from ...
Survivors of so-called 'Gone Girl' case reflect on the life-changing experience
In the end, the couple's experience of trauma and survival is ultimately a love story with a happy ending, Denise Huskins says.
Chicago marks Gun Violence Awareness Day amid rising shootings
Chicago marked Gun Violence Awareness Day with marches, art, and community events as the city is seeing a rise in shooting, particularly involving children.
Pee Dee law enforcement agencies reflect on rise in gun violence
The number of murders in South Carolina is up more than 50% in the past five years, a trend that local law enforcements are also experiencing. In May, the shooting ...
Celebrate National Soul Food Month With A Visit To One Of These Amazing Restaurants
We asked a few tastemakers to share their favorite soul food spots across the country to mark the 20th anniversary of this delicious monthlong celebration of the heritage and history of the foods and ...