On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed a bill making Juneteenth a recognized federal holiday (Juneteenth National Independence Day Act). I put together this list of impactful Juneteenth quotes to honor the day and the people whose struggles paved the way to freedom for future generations.
Juneteenth quotes from political leaders & activists
Here are some Juneteenth quotes from activists and political leaders:
“Throughout history, Juneteenth has been known by many names: Jubilee Day, Freedom Day, Liberation Day, Emancipation Day and, today, a national holiday.”
Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States
“If the cruelties of slavery could not