Enjoy this opportunity to learn more about Juneteenth history and celebrations. We've also featured some recently published books and e-books in Africana Studies.
Juneteenth: History & Celebrations
This novel was incomplete at Ellison's death in 1994, but edited and published in 1999. Read Troy Patterson's 2020 review in the New Yorker.
A gorgeous cookbook with mouthwatering recipes and moving reminiscences of past Juneteenth celebrations. Hibiscus snow cones! Grilled watermelon with chamomile-cocoa salt! Check out a few sample recipes by Nicole A. Taylor in Food & Wine.
Drawn from numerous digitized library and archival collections of documents, Slavery, Abolition, and Social Justice allows researchers to bring together primary sources across 500+ of history of the Atlantic world. Check out the History Research Guide for more primary source collections available at Tufts.
Watch video recordings of oral histories with African Americans, including several discussions and reminiscences about local Juneteenth celebrations.
Images, text, and music from Tisch Special Collections.