Celebrate Juneteenth with Books!

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

Celebrate Juneteenth with Books!

Juneteenth is Coming!

Check out and enjoy the library's collection of the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth occurs every year on June 19.

Juneteenth: Freedom Day by Muriel Miller Branch
Juneteenth for Mazie by Floyd Cooper
Juneteenth: A Day to Celebrate Freedom from Slavery by Angela Leeper
Juneteenth by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Juneteenth by Lynn Peppas
Juneteenth: Jubilee for Freedom by June Preszler

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