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First Name Basis Podcast


Jun 8, 2020

Juneteenth is the oldest celebration of the abolition of slavery here in the United States. Every year on June 19th families come together to celebrate the resilience of our ancestors who survived and persevered during one of the darkest times of our nation’s history. We take time to reflect on where we are as a family, a community, and a nation and how we can work together to better live out our country’s values of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Listen in to hear the history of Juneteenth and how your family can take part in this powerful celebration. 

 

Make sure to take a photo and use the hashtag #fnbjuneteenth so that we can see how your family is celebrating this powerful holiday!

 

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Episode 3: Talking To Your Children About Slavery

 

Juneteenth Printable Cards & Lemonade Recipe

 

Juneteenth History

 

Book: Free At Last! Stories and Songs of Emancipation by Doreen Rappaport* 

 

Cookbook: Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Martin*

 

Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery (the website where you can transcribe the newspaper ads of formerly enslaved people looking for their family members)

 

NYT Article: Hot Links & Red Drinks: The Rich Food Tradition of Juneteenth

 

1619 Podcast 

 

President Lincoln Quotes 

 

Black Codes

 

White Savior Complex

 

Song Credit: “Away” by Geographer and “Beach Disco” by Dougie Wood 

 

*Amazon Affiliate Link