Learning more about Juneteenth

Learning more about Juneteenth

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Check out this episode of Mason's Access to Excellence podcast, Doing the work: Anti-racism, inclusion and disrupting inequality, where Gregory Washington, president of George Mason University, speaks with Wendi Manuel-Scott and Shernita Parker, co-directors of Mason's Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force about the university's commitment to be a national leader in this dialogue.


Read this Q&A with Professor Wendi Manuel-Scott about why Juneteenth is a significant holiday and what are some ways to celebrate it.


Explore the history with Libraries resources, such as the Gale Slavery & Anti-Slavery collections or the Readex African American collections covering the Reconstruction and Jim Crow eras. Check out other databases and subject guides to find additional sources for inquiry. Or find a book from this recommended list from the National Museum of African American History & Culture.