National

Tracing African-American Family Trees

Danica Smithwick, THE JACKSON SUN     (The Jackson Sun) — To commemorate the 150th anniversary of “Juneteenth,” African-American Freedom Day, the Freedmen’s Bureau will launch a campaign urging volunteers to join in their efforts to index millions of family records into an online database Read More

Op-Ed

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Juneteenth is Worth Celebrating

By William Reed NNPA Columnist Did you know that the official African-American holidays are: Kwanzaa, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Juneteenth? What do you, and your family, do to celebrate Juneteenth? Also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, the Juneteenth holiday is an abbreviated Read More