Celebrating Juneteenth Freedom Day at MSUM 

One year after Governor Tim Walz proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth Freedom Day in the State of Minnesota and President Joe Biden signed a law recognizing the day as Juneteenth National Independence Day, MSUM is joining the celebration with a paid day off for faculty and staff on Monday, June 20.  Juneteenth commemorates the moment on June 19, 1865, when […]

MSUM Sponsors Local Juneteenth Freedom Celebration

Juneteenth is an American holiday that is celebrated annually on June 19 to commemorate the ending of slavery in the United States and the freedom that was granted to African Americans. This day originated in Galveston, Texas in 1865 and has since spread to all states and most cities. In addition to celebrating the end of slavery and freedom, many […]