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Three Days to Celebrate – Juneteenth, Summer Solstice, Father’s Day

Juneteenth, a celebration of the end of slavery, starts off our three days of celebration. Mainstream media is awash with formal explanations of its significance, but this personal account which came via email resonated. “This is a day that my grandmother taught me to honor as the beginning of a new life for the African diaspora,” wrote Jason-Maurice Forbes, a digital strategist. “She was very close to her African-American heritage and wanted to impart that to me.” So “..she would replace my Hooked on Phonics books with ones she felt were more suitable.”