Juneteenth

Target to Observe Juneteenth as a Company Holiday

Target is giving hourly employees either a paid day-off or will pay them time-and-a-half to work on June 19th, historically the date that marks the effective end of slavery in the United States.
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Amazon, Target, Nike and Other Big Companies Observing Juneteenth

Several companies have announced that they will honor Juneteeth as an annnual paid holiday for employees, while other companies are holding a moment of silence. See how each company is celebrating now.
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Teyana Taylor, Taylor Swift, Usher and More Put an Important Spotlight on Juneteenth

As celebration and reflection happens across the country for Juneteenth, some of our favorite artists are using their platform to be a part of pushing the day forward.
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Nike Adds Juneteenth as Company Holiday

Nike will now be offering its employees a paid company holiday for Juneteenth. The sportswear giant joined several companies that announced June 19, the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery, is officially an annual day off.
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Juneteenth: Why the 155-Year-Old Holiday Is Now in the Spotlight, Amid ‘Black Lives Matter' Protest

From Tulsa, Oklahoma to Montgomery, Alabama, Juneteenth represents freedom and symbolizes the hazards and hopes of Black America throughout the years. It is not a national federal holiday, but the possibility looks promising.
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Justice Now

JUSTICE NOW: Juneteenth with LA Sheriff Villanueva, Eddie Levert + More

Episode 1 features tough talk about Policing, Politics, and The People with LA Sheriff Alex Villanueva, Eddie Levert, Christopher Johnson, and Keith Gibbs.
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Pharrell Williams Helps Make Juneteenth a State Holiday in Virginia

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, joined by musician Pharrell Williams, announced on Tuesday the proposal to make June 19th an official paid holiday in the state that was home at one time to the capital of the Confederate states.
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