Pittsburgh Set To Celebrate Juneteenth National Freedom DayStarting today and last throughout the summer, several areas will be celebrating and honoring Juneteenth.
Gov. Wolf Encourages Pennsylvanians To Reflect On How To 'Promote Equality, Liberty And Justice For All' On JuneteenthLast year, Gov. Tom Wolf declared Juneteenth a state holiday. This year, he's encouraging Pennsylvanians to reflect on the need for a just and fair society.
West Virginia City Approves Juneteenth Holiday ProposalThe Huntington City Council in West Virginia on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal to make Juneteenth a permanent city holiday.
Juneteenth Celebration Continues At Point State ParkThe Juneteenth Celebration continues today at Point State Park.
Juneteenth Now A State Holiday In PennsylvaniaPennsylvania is permanently recognizing Juneteenth, the cultural holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved black people in the United States.
Governor Wolf To Declare Juneteenth A Holiday In PennsylvaniaGovernor Tom Wolf is set to officially declare Juneteenth a holiday in Pennsylvania.
Group Protesting Fatal Shooting Of Antwon Rose By East Pittsburgh Police Officer Joins Juneteenth Freedom ParadeProtesters calling for justice over the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose by an East Pittsburgh Police officer joined forces with the previously scheduled Juneteenth Freedom Parade on Saturday morning.
90-Year-Old Woman Walking Across Country To Make Juneteenth Official HolidayA 90-year-old woman was in Pittsburgh on Saturday as she walks across the country to gather support for a petition to make Juneteenth an official holiday.
Pittsburgh Juneteenth Celebration Marks The End Of SlaveryThe Juneteenth Celebration marks the end of slavery.
Tracing Their Roots: Records Of Newly-Freed Slaves Being Released 150 Years After Emancipation DayToday is June 19th, often referred to as "Juneteenth" or Emancipation Day.