State Employees In Michigan Will Get 5% Raise; Juneteenth Is Paid HolidayEmployees who work for the state government will get 5% raises next October under new labor contracts.
Juneteenth Could Become A Michigan Court HolidayThe Michigan Supreme Court is considering a statewide court holiday on Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery.
Woman Who Shot At Police Killed By Cop At Juneteenth EventA 19-year-old Michigan woman died after exchanging gunfire with a police officer who was controlling traffic near a weekend Juneteenth parade, authorities said.
Juneteenth Not Only a Holiday At The Barack Obama Leadership Academy, Its Part Of The Curriculum, And Has Been Over 20 YearsFor over 20 years the Barack Obama Leadership Academy (formally the Timbuktu Academy,) on Detroit’s Eastside, has incorporated Juneteenth, African History in their curriculum, says they are only 1 of 3 schools in Detroit to have this. They celebrated the annual holiday Friday
2 Detroit Women Partner To Celebrate, Provide Resources At Juneteenth EventIt's scheduled to take place at 16065 Hamilton Ave. in Highland Park on Saturday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Detroit’s Juneteenth Celebration Concludes Yearly Celebration
Mayor Duggan Announces Detroit Week-Long Juneteenth CelebrationsMayor Duggan announced at a press conference Monday there will be a week-long virtual Juneteenth celebrations in Detroit.
Twitter, Square To Honor Juneteenth As A Company HolidayTwitter and Square are honoring Juneteenth as permanent company holiday.
Juneteenth Explained, the Holiday that Commemorates the End of Slavery On this day in 1865 -- commemorated now as Juneteenth -- news of emancipation reached the enslaved people of Texas.
City of Charleston to Apologize for its Role in Slave Trade The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade.
Michigan Senators Spar Over Juneteenth Slavery ResolutionDemocratic Sen. Bert Johnson said attempting to change the wording is a form of "white privilege."