Events Around Sacramento Celebrate First Nationally Recognized JuneteenthThere were calls for not only action but reflection, bringing both joy and determination in the fight for progress.
Californians Fete First Federally Recognized Juneteenth With Street Parades, FestivalsCalifornians across the state, including in Sacramento, celebrated the first federally recognized Juneteenth this weekend.
Sacramento Mayor Joins Group Pushing For Reparations For Black Communities As Country Celebrates Juneteenth As Federal HolidayThe nation is heading into a historic weekend. For the first time ever, Juneteenth will be recognized not by a few, but across cultures. It's now officially stamped on the calendar as a federal holiday.
What's Open And Closed On Friday Now That Juneteenth Is A Federal HolidayMost federal government employees across the country will have Friday off after President Joe Biden signed legislation establishing Juneteenth as a US federal holiday.
Juneteenth Celebrations Call For Local Changes In SacramentoMillions around the country are commemorating Juneteenth like never before. This year, the celebrations are amplified by protests over police brutality and racial injustice.
Police Chiefs Support Reform Amid Juneteenth CelebrationsAs thousands rally for social, economic and political change in black communities this Juneteenth, police leaders say they are listening.
Organizations Increasingly Recognizing Juneteenth As HolidayA growing number of organizations, including the Sacramento Kings, are recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday.
Sacramento Kings Make Juneteenth An Annual Paid Holiday For EmployeesThe Sacramento Kings will be observing Juneteenth as an annual company-paid holiday, the team announced on Wednesday.