Juneteenth Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States at the end of the Civil War. President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law on June 17. 2021, making Juneteenth a federal holiday.   Why is Juneteenth Significant? President Abraham Lincoln issued theContinue Reading

The American Library Association supports every American’s right to access information. The First Amendment of the Bill of Rights asserts that Congress can not create laws based on religion and that every American has the right to assemble and the right to free speech, including members of the press. JamesContinue Reading

LGBTQIA+ Books for Adults On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. The letter unearths a family’s history that began in Vietnam — and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known, all of itContinue Reading