How Chicagoans Are Celebrating Juneteenth

Friday is Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S.

How Chicagoans Are Celebrating Juneteenth
People demonstrate in Chicago, Friday, June 19, 2020, to mark Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the day in 1865 that enslaved black people in Galveston, Texas, learned they had been freed from bondage, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo
How Chicagoans Are Celebrating Juneteenth
People demonstrate in Chicago, Friday, June 19, 2020, to mark Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the day in 1865 that enslaved black people in Galveston, Texas, learned they had been freed from bondage, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo

How Chicagoans Are Celebrating Juneteenth

Friday is Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S.

Reset digs into the history of Juneteenth and why it’s important to celebrate the holiday. Plus, we open the phones to hear how listeners are celebrating.

GUEST: Stacie Williams, director of the Center for Digital Scholarship at the University of Chicago