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How media brands are honoring Juneteenth this year

June 16, 2023 | By DCN

DCN is proud to support our members and the health of the digital media industry overall. Thus, we are pleased to share some of the incredible work our members and other media companies are doing to recognize Juneteenth and its cultural significance in the American experience.

AdAge | Black Americans say brands should celebrate Juneteenth, if done right

AP News | The story behind Juneteenth and how it became a federal holiday

Axios | Juneteenth celebrations at Austin’s Carver Museum

Axios | This week’s Embrace Ideas Festival for Juneteenth

BET | BET Bookmark: Your Juneteenth (Kids) Holiday Reading List

BET | White House Announces Star-Studded Juneteenth Concert

BET | Juneteenth: South Carolina Town Removes Juneteenth Banner Displaying White Couple

bon appétit | 15 Vibrant Recipes to Celebrate Juneteenth

BostonGlobe.com | Nineteen ways to celebrate the historical events of Juneteenth in Boston and beyond

BostonGlobe.com | The gentrification of Juneteenth

CBSNews Pittsburgh | Juneteenth youth fest takes place at Mellon Park

Digiday | Why Black creators say brands are ‘quiet as a mouse’ on Black History Month and Juneteenth this year

Insider | 5 ways to celebrate Juneteenth in 2023, including Black-owned brands to support, causes to donate to, and destinations to visit

Insider | This simple and tasty potato salad recipe is the perfect side dish for Juneteenth cookouts

Louiville Courier Journal | What is Juneteenth? 6 things to know about America’s newest federal holiday

NBC12 | 2023 Juneteenth Events in Central Virginia

NBCNews | A family celebrates Juneteenth in Mexico — where their Black ancestors first found freedom

PBS | Lesson Plan: History of Juneteenth and why it’s now a national holiday

Pew Research Center | More than half of states will recognize Juneteenth as an official public holiday in 2023

SF Chronicle | ‘Day of liberation’: S.F.’s first Juneteenth Parade attracts hundreds

Smithsonian Magazine | Juneteenth: Our Other Independence Day

TedEd | Juneteenth youth fest takes place at Mellon Park

The National Desk | Disney series bashed for saying descendants of slaves have ‘earned’ reparations, US hasn’t ‘atoned’ for racism

The New York Times | From Martha’s Vineyard to Cleveland: Celebrating the Day Slavery Ended

The New York Times | Juneteenth: The History of a Holiday

The New York Times | 4 Recipes for a Memorable Juneteenth Celebration

The Root | Juneteenth Is Now Recognized As A State Holiday In Nevada

The Root | Juneteenth 2023: A List of Juneteenth Books for the Entire Family

The Root | Cheat Sheet: What is Juneteenth?

USA Today | ‘Grandmother of Juneteenth’ gets Texas portrait

Vox | Vox’s June Highlight Issue: Discrimination Everywhere

Washington Post | Mural artist Reginald C. Adams on commemorating Juneteenth

Washington Post | The 15 best ways to celebrate Juneteenth in the D.C. area

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