A Pause to Celebrate Black Culture, History and Lives

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A Pause to Celebrate Black Culture, History and Lives

It took more than two years after delivery of the Emancipation Proclamation for slavery to formally end on June 19, 1865 – “Juneteenth.” As we are reminded every day, progress toward true equality has been painfully slow. Brown & Weinraub will recognize Juneteenth by closing our offices so that members of our team can take action to support communities of color. We believe Black Lives Matter and we will consciously show it this Friday and every day.

Learn more:

New York Times: “So You Want to Learn About Juneteenth?” by Derrick Bryson Taylor

https://www.nytimes.com/article/juneteenth-day-celebration.html

CNN: What is Juneteenth?

https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2020/06/15/what-is-juneteenth-explained-orig-mg.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/