Juneteenth Recognition

Seattle Unity recognizes Juneteenth, “the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.” –Juneteenth.com.  More info about the holiday is located there, and also following.

Unity Rev. Jackie Hawkins, senior minister of Unity of the Heartland in Kansas, talks about Unity’s role in Juneteenth.  Read her article, “Why Celebrating Juneteenth Matters Now, More Than Ever.

In order to recognize where we are in dismantling systemic racism, we are also including a link to the timeline of race relations with regard to Unity.