Tag: Juneteenth

Insurance Agency In Maine Criticized For Racist Juneteenth Sign: “Enjoy Your Fried Chicken & Collard Greens”

Signature food dishes are essential to any ethnic culture, and Black people are very familiar with soul food staples like macaroni and cheese, sweet potato pie and the glorious combination of collard greens with fried chicken, just to name a few. Unfortunately, that cultural… Continue Reading “Insurance Agency In Maine Criticized For Racist Juneteenth Sign: “Enjoy Your Fried Chicken & Collard Greens””

Juneteenth Jams! 15 Black Power Anthems To Bump At The Cookout

Happy Juneteenth everyone! Today we celebrate a day that signifies the freedom of our ancestors from slavery, and the decades of hard work each generation afterwards put in to the culture so that many of us today and those in the future can live… Continue Reading “Juneteenth Jams! 15 Black Power Anthems To Bump At The Cookout”

Walmart Pulls Juneteenth Ice Cream Amid Outrage

    *Walmart is pulling its Juneteenth ice cream after fierce backlash on social media. The “Celebration Edition” ice cream, sold as a pint under Walmart’s Great Value brand, is a swirled red velvet and cheesecake flavor. The packaging features an image of two… Continue Reading “Walmart Pulls Juneteenth Ice Cream Amid Outrage”

The New “Juneteenth” Ice Cream At Walmart Churns Up Controversy

Next month, the Black community as a whole will join in the annual celebration of Juneteenth to signify the ending of slavery in America. As expected, many brands have already began rolling out marketing plans to join in the glorious commemoration. However, it was… Continue Reading “The New “Juneteenth” Ice Cream At Walmart Churns Up Controversy”

“Grandmother Of Juneteenth” Opal Lee Saw Her Dream Come True, But She Isn’t Done

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Opal Lee’s dream of seeing Juneteenth become a federal holiday was finally realized over the summer, but the energetic woman who spent years rallying people to join her push for the day commemorating the end of slavery is hardly letting up… Continue Reading ““Grandmother Of Juneteenth” Opal Lee Saw Her Dream Come True, But She Isn’t Done”