Posts Tagged 'Juneteenth'

Juneteenth- Thoughts by CEO Davina Douthard

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It’s been approximately a month since the murder of George Floyd. Despite the outrage behind his killing, countless others have lost their lives to racist terrorist. So on Juneteenth, in addition to celebrating, we must continue to fight for equality. I stand with all people who demand justice and profound, systematic change.

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated annually on June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the US. First marked in Texas on June 19, 1865, in ...

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Polishing the Professional Acknowledges Juneteenth

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Juneteenth: June 19th, also known as Juneteenth, is a day for African-American’s to commemorate the emancipation of slavery from the state of Texas in 1865. At Polishing the Professional we take this time to recognize the African-Americans who fought and continue to fight for equality and push for change in every avenue of life.

Everyday African Americans are faced with discrimination in their personal life as well as the work place. It’s important to celebrate the success of employment ...

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