#Juneteenth

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

New Orleans Mayor Tweets ‘Breathtaking’ Giant Black Fist Afro Comb Art Display For Juneteenth

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell pulled the drapes off an art display of an oversized black fist afro comb on Friday in celebration of Juneteenth — the holiday commemorating the ending of U.S. slavery.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Walmart Releases ‘Juneteenth’ Ice Cream, Then Cancels It Because Of Woke Backlash

Walmart apologized Tuesday for releasing a “Juneteenth” themed ice cream after woke backlash from critics on social media.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Author and podcaster says 'F*** Fourth of July': 'The only independence I recognize is Juneteenth'

Author and podcaster Touré Neblett at The Grio says he does not recognize America's Independence Day — only that of Juneteenth. What are the details? In a highly critical editorial, Neblett said "F*** the Fourth of July" and that the only independence tha

News | News

Under Trump, Juneteenth was marred by controversy — with Biden, it's a federal holiday

The contrast between former President Donald Trump's final Juneteenth in the White House and the lead-up to President Joe Biden's first is stark.

Politics | Op-Ed

‘Juneteenth’ Should Not Be A Federal Holiday

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously to make “Juneteenth National Independence Day” a federal holiday. Until recently, few Americans had even heard of “Juneteenth,” and for good reason: relative to other events in history, the date does not much

Science & Technology | Social Media

Snapchat apologizes for tone-deaf Juneteenth filter

Snapchat received widespread criticism Friday for its Juneteenth filter that prompted users to celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery in the U.S. by smiling to break chains. By mid-day, Snap quietly pulled the tone-deaf filter and the company has