Leaders of Juneteenth delegations from all around the country will connect for our first discussions towards making an impact on history.
Through the creation of the African American Declaration of Independence and dialogue about making Juneteenth an official state and national holiday.
1619: First Africans arrive in Jamestown
Brought by English privateers from a Spanish slave ship they had intercepted.
1863: Emancipation Proclamation
All persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states “are, and henceforward shall be free.
1964: Federal Civil Rights Act Law
A landmark civil rights and U.S. labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
2019: Declaration of African American Independence
A clarification of the rights and opportunities for African descendent people in the United States of America
We’ll express more about the specific details of the conversation closer to the event. We look forward to working together to make our hope a reality.