5 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth Virtually

5 Ways to Celebrate

Juneteenth Virtually.

As a result of the global pandemic,

many celebrations have been

canceled or moved online.

Here are five ways to celebrate Juneteenth virtually.

Juneteenth Music Festival

The virtual festival showcasing art,

history, education and music, will

start Thursday, June 18.

Juneteenth 2020 Celebration

by African American Museum of Iowa

The free event will run online from

June 15 through June 20.

Juneteenth 2020: Stay Black and Live by Carver Museum and Cultural Center in Texas

The program will be streamed across social media platforms and feature speeches, music and prizes.

Cincinnati Juneteenth Festival:

Virtual Juneteenth Cincinnati's 33rd

Juneteenth Festival

will be hosted on Vimeo and YouTube.

Juneteenth Shop Black Virtual Experience

A Memphis businesswoman launched a

website to connect shoppers with about

100 black-owned businesses on June 19

More From

  • Turn your backyard into a zen oasis with these must-have hammocks

    As the weather's finally hot (and staying hot! and you're probably getting the itch to head outdoors, one of the easiest ways to upgrade your backyard and essentially ~transform~ it into an oasis is with a hammock. To me, there's no better feeling than relaxing after a long day outside, especially if you're fortunate enough to have space, and to add a hammock is the ultimate comfy upgrade.

  • Sur La Table is offering up to 65 percent off Le Creuset and more — but only for 4 days

    Right now until July 13, at Sur La Table you can score up to 65 percent off top-rated cookware, skillet sets and more from Le Creuset, All Clad and Staub.

  • Father highlights generational divide in viral clip: 'This is how you know you're getting

    If you were asked to mimic answering a phone call,what exactly would you do with your hand.That’s the question one father has presentedto social media — and the mixed responses arehighlighting a clear generational divide.Daniel Alvarado shared a clip of himselfon TikTok asking both his wife and theirtwo children to “pretend they’re talkingon the phone” using a hand gesture.Alvarado’s wife holds up her hand inthe classic thumb-and-pinky-out,three-center-fingers-down phone to mimicthe silhouette of a landline telephone.both of the couple’s kids hold their palms flat totheir faces, mimicking the shape of a smartphone.“This is how you know you’re gettingold,” Alvarado says in his video, whichhas since been viewed over 2 million times.“This is for my ’70s, ’80s and ’90s babies”.TikTokers across multiple generations werequick to comment on the video to express exactlywhere they stood on the phone-miming spectrum.“I’m born in 1998 which is that awkwardyear where I do these old hand gesturesbut never actually used the object itself,”wrote one user. “We’re the middle child”.“I realized my son doesn’t know why Isay ‘hang up the phone,'” shared a third.“I don’t like this, nope not onebit,” simply put another user

  • This Black, trans beauty guru made $20K in lashes during the pandemic and Dramageddon

    Black queer-owned brands only make up a small percentage, but this Trans beauty influencer garnered a profit from selling false lashes, press-ons and wigs.