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Juneteenth History: Descriptions of Celebrations


Content warning: newspaper articles are presented for historical context and may contain racist or offensive language and ideas. 

Questions to consider as you read these articles:

  • Who is the author?
  • What information is the author sharing?
  • How would you describe the tone of the article?
  • What is the author's purpose in sharing this information?
  • Who is the intended audience?
  • Whose perspective is excluded?