It’s Juneteenth 2020! This day that recognises the ending of slavery in the United States on June 19, 1865. The observance is also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Cel-Liberation Day or Juneteenth Independence Day. The word ‘Juneteenth’ is a combination of June and the date nineteenth. On this day, the US ended the historic practice of slavery. While not all states abolished slavery on the same day, keeping slaves were considered a crime on this day. On Juneteenth 2020, we bring to you HD images, wishes and messages which you can send to your American-African friends wishing the significant observance. The Juneteeth 2020 wishes, HD images and messages can also be send through WhatsApp Stickers, Facebook Greetings, Instagram stories and SMSes. Juneteenth 2020 Date And Significance: Know About Emancipation Proclamation And History of Day That Marks ‘Freedom Day’ for Enslaved African Americans in the US.
The day witnesses varying celebrations including street fairs, parades, reunions, parties and historical reenactments. Food is an integral part of the celebrations and varying dishes in red colour is prepared on this day. Red represents the bloodshed during slavery, hence food items including strawberry pies, watermelon, red coloured soda and red velvet cake are eaten on Emancipation Day. Juneteenth 2020: From Watermelon to Strawberry Pies, List of Red-Coloured Traditional Food Items Eaten on the American Holiday.
Juneteenth Wishes (Photo Credits: File Photo)
WhatsApp Message Read: Happy Juneteenth to Friends, Family and All Americans.
Juneteenth 2020 Wishes (Photo Credits: File Photo)
Facebook Greetings Read: Happy Juneteenth to Friends, Family and All Americans.
Happy Juneteenth Greetings (Photo Credits: File Photo)
Juneteenth 2020 Messages (Photo Credits: File Photo)
WhatsApp Message Read: Wishing You and All Your Loved Ones a Happy Juneteenth Day!
Happy Juneteenth 2020 Wishes (Photo Credits: File Photo)
WhatsApp Message Read: Happy Juneteenth 2020
Juneteenth WhatsApp Stickers
As WhatsApp is a widely used instant messaging app, people use the platform to send birthday wishes and festival greetings. You can download Juneteenth WhatsApp Stickers from PlayStore and send it to you near and dear ones. We wish everyone a Happy Juneteenth!
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