Why Juneteenth is one of the most important historical occasions
The annual celebration of Juneteenth on or around June 19th is one of the most important historical occasions in the African American community. Juneteenth marks the moment enslaved people learned of the abolishment of slavery.
Eric Foner, Columbia University historian, talks about why Beaufort is the best site for the Reconstruction Era National Monument. Foner is considered the nation's preeminent historian on Reconstruction.
The Holly Hill Police Department in Florida released surveillance video from an incident at a Little Caesar's pizza shop where a man wearing a "clown mask" attacked an employee with a wooden board and a pair of scissors as he was leaving work.