Ever wonder what Black Americans celebrated before Juneteenth? Our quasi-national holiday was “Emancipation Day,” celebrated on January 1, the anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. My recent article on Emancipation Day celebrations in Black California. @ucpress Journal of Calif History.
/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/banner_v32.png 0 0 W. Gabriel Selassie I, Ph.D. /wp-content/uploads/2015/02/banner_v32.png W. Gabriel Selassie I, Ph.D.2022-02-21 23:47:052022-02-21 23:55:25Freedom Day Celebrations in Black California before Juneteenth