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Celebrate Juneteenth 2021 with a day of online events
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On June 12, Multnomah County Library and Multnomah County's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program invite you to learn about the...Show more On June 12, Multnomah County Library and Multnomah County's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program invite you to learn about the history of Juneteenth in this culturally rich space. There will also be live presentations on healthy eating, COVID-19 related information, and more! Follow the link to register. Show less
On Juneteenth
Book - 2021
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Unsung
Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition
Book - 2021
Envisioning Emancipation
Black Americans and the End of Slavery
Book - 2013
Juneteenth
A Novel
Book - 2000
Voices of Emancipation
Understanding Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction Through the U.S. Pension Bureau Files
eBook - 2008
Forced Into Glory
Abraham Lincoln's White Dream
Book - 2000
Emancipation Road
Streaming Video - 2014
"Opal Lee's Juneteenth Vision is Becoming Reality", New York Times, June 18, 2020
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In 2016, at the age of 89, Opal Lee decided to walk from her home in Fort Worth to Washington, D.C., in an effort to get Juneteenth named a national holid...Show more In 2016, at the age of 89, Opal Lee decided to walk from her home in Fort Worth to Washington, D.C., in an effort to get Juneteenth named a national holiday. "We have simply got to make people aware that none of us are free until we’re all free, and we aren’t free yet." Show less
Juneteenth for Mazie
Book - 2015
Equity and inclusion | Multnomah County Library
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“I want to help start conversations. I want everyone to walk into a library and think ‘this is a place for me."— Elleona Budd, Black Cultural Library Advocate library assistant “I want to help start conversations. I want everyone to walk into a library and think ‘this is a place for me."— Elleona Budd, Black Cultural Library Advocate library assistant Show less
The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth, from the National Museum of African American History & Culture
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On “Freedom’s Eve,” or the eve of January 1, 1863, the first Watch Night services took place. On that night, enslaved and free African Americans gathered ...Show more On “Freedom’s Eve,” or the eve of January 1, 1863, the first Watch Night services took place. On that night, enslaved and free African Americans gathered in churches and private homes all across the country awaiting news that the Emancipation Proclamation had taken effect... But not everyone in Confederate territory would immediately be free. Show less
"The Troubled Legacy of Emancipation in the Pacific Northwest", by Stacey L. Smith
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"Where does Oregon fit into the history of the U.S. Civil War?" This article first appeared in the Oregon Historical Quarterly, summer, 2014. "Where does Oregon fit into the history of the U.S. Civil War?" This article first appeared in the Oregon Historical Quarterly, summer, 2014. Show less
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