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Juneteenth Resource Guide

The above image [via Adobe] is the Juneteenth Flag. Click here to learn more about its significance [via The Boston Globe].

This upcoming Monday is Juneteenth – the day we commemorate the ending of chattel slavery in the United States. This is the third year Juneteenth is being recognized as a federal holiday. Interestingly, a poll last year revealed that most Americans still know little or nothing about Juneteenth. At Clarity we will be observing the holiday on Monday to provide time for our Team to honor Juneteenth’s history, further educate ourselves about it and celebrate with a day off from work. Education is a core pillar of action in the Clarity Commitment to end discrimination, in all forms, in the hiring process.

Below are some of the resources we are watching and reading. We encourage you to commit some time to the resources below and any others you find in your own research. 

Articles & Videos

TV Shows & Movies 

 Books & Podcasts

Local & Current Events – Juneteenth 2022: 

From Astoria to East Harlem, there are many festivals and celebrations across NYC this weekened. Check out a great compilation here: 35 Best Juneteenth Events 2023


This post was originally published in 2022 and was updated in June 2023.


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