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Mark My Words: Juneteenth Will Replace July 4th

Mark My Words: Juneteenth Will Replace July 4th

By Brent Smith So, Juneteenth, or June 19th, is now an official national holiday. It’s a holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in America. What’s the big deal? It should be celebrated – right? After all, it’s been celebrated in the state of Texas since 1980, some 41 years ago. It even has its own […]

The Week in Review

The Week in Review

T. Becket Adams Here’s everything you need to know about what happened this week: Putin Meets Biden: President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met this week for the first summit of the U.S. executive’s presidency. CNN reports: President Joe Biden said he had raised human rights and cyberattacks during a summit with Russia’s […]

Biden Signs Bipartisan Bill Establishing Juneteenth As A Federal Holiday

Biden Signs Bipartisan Bill Establishing Juneteenth As A Federal Holiday

ANDREW TRUNSKY CONTRIBUTOR President Joe Biden signed a bill establishing Juneteenth as the newest federal holiday Thursday, two days before its commemoration nationwide. The bill, known as the “Juneteenth National Independence Day Act,” passed the Senate via unanimous consent Tuesday and sailed through the House Wednesday, with just 14 Republicans voting against it out of the 431 seated members. “Juneteenth has […]

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors Censors Black Author Toni Morrison

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors Censors Black Author Toni Morrison

By Deborah Baber Savalla Earlier this year the U.S. Senate passed a resolution calling June 19 a national holiday and naming it Juneteenth to commemorate the formal ending of slavery in Texas after the Civil War. Texas has been celebrating this holiday since 1979. Saturday June 19th marks the first national day of celebration. On […]

Ventura County’s 28th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

Ventura County’s 28th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

Ventura County’s 28th Annual Juneteenth Celebration will be held on Saturday, June 16th 2018 at the historic Plaza Park in downtown Oxnard hosted by the Black American Political Association of California Ventura County Chapter (BAPAC-VC). The festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 500 South “C” St, Oxnard, CA 93030. The FREE fun […]

Juneteenth in Oxnard Saturday

Juneteenth in Oxnard Saturday

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Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth Celebration

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Juneteenth Celebration in Oxnard –June 18th

Juneteenth Celebration in Oxnard –June 18th

Harry D. Cortez, Hugo Centeno, Jr. and City Corp honored by Oxnard

Harry D. Cortez, Hugo Centeno, Jr. and City Corp honored by Oxnard

By George Miller At almost every Council Meeting, viagra sale some individual, no rx group or cause is lauded. We had a triple-header of greatness at the 1-27-15 City Council meeting, vialis 40mg including: Harry D. Cortez– 20 years of exemplary service on Oxnard Police Chiefs Advisory Board. He has been especially instrumental in helping to improve the trust […]

Oxnard Juneteenth Celebration reminder- Today

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