As Chair of the Needham Human Rights Committee, Tina has been spearheading a month long virtual Countdown To Juneteenth, 2021. She has compiled a few ways you can learn more about Black American history and commemorate this pivotal holiday of independence:
Watch this Smithsonian video on celebrating Juneteenth.
Explore your own personal journey to understanding the legacy of slavery in America.
Educate your children about the importance of Juneteenth and Black History in America:
Juneteenth by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and Drew Nelson
I Too, Am America by Langston Hughes
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
The ABC’s of Black History by Rio Cortez
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer - Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Carole Boston Wetherford
Celebrate Black Music Month with this playlist.
Create a special meal with your family with the help of these Black chefs and cookbook authors:
Black Girl Baking by Jerrelle Guy
The Africa Cookbook by Jessica B. Harris
Jubilee by Toni Tipton-Martin
Princess Pamela’s Soul Food Cookbook by Pamela Strobel
Soul by Todd Richards