Social Science

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a day of remembrance, action, and celebration for Black lives. Juneteenth celebrates the day that slavery ended in the United States. Chattel Slavery: In the Americas from 1520s to 1860s, enslaved Africans were sold, traded, bought, and inherited as property or “chattel.” Enslavement was passed down matriarchally. A mother’s children were automatically enslaved.… Continue reading Juneteenth

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