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A Celebration of Freedom

National Juneteenth Observance Foundation

To bring all Americans together to celebrate our common bond of freedom through the recognition, observance, education and historic preservation of Juneteenth in America."

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Juneteenth National Day of Observance

As leaders in our efforts to make Juneteenth Independence Day a national day of observance, we need each of you to send email, letters, or make telephone calls to your state's two (2) United States Senators requesting their support of legislation to make Juneteenth Independence Day a national day of observance.
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NJOF Market

View The NJOF Store. We invite you to browse through our store and shop with confidence. We invite you to create an account with us if you like, or shop as a guest. Either way, your shopping cart will be active until you leave the store.

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JUNETEENTH POSTER CONTEST 

JUNETEENTH POSTER CONTEST   WHAT IS JUNETEENTH?                                                                                 ENTRY FORM Juneteenth is an annual observance to celebrate […]

Juneteenth 101 Podcast Lecture Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Sade Turnipseed 662.347.8198 cassie.s.turnipseed@jsums.edu communications@njof.org   Juneteenth 101 Podcast Lecture Series   JANUARY 26, 2021—The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF), in partnership with several community-based institutions have developed an on-going weekly lecture series designed to teach/inform the Nation about All Things Juneteenth. The series is entitled, “JUNETEENTH HISTORY 101.” The […]

Fellowship of Creative Christian Jazz Musicians

JAZZ IMPROVISATION IN AMOS A Biblical thesis on jazz worship in the church By Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D. “You strum on your harps like David and improvise on musical instruments.” (Amos 6:5 NIV) The Devil’s music? “Jazz is the Devil’s music!” That’s a common notion in many churches, including many black congregations. We often teach […]

FIRST NATIONAL MISS JUNETEENTH MAKES HISTORY

For Immediate Release Contact: National Miss Juneteenth Committee Info@NationalMissJuneteenth.com 888.509.6563   First National Miss Juneteenth Makes History   (Las Vegas) Saniya Gay, Miss Juneteenth Delaware was crowned the 1st National Miss Juneteenth in Memphis, TN.  National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) affiliates from across the country were present for the first national gathering. First runner up […]

1997 – SENATE MAJORITY LEADER [TRENT LOTT] ANNOUNCES JUNETEENTH OBSERVANCE IN U.S. CAPITOL

1997      Juneteenth Historical    Archives Press Release Contact: Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Chairman National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council (NJCLC) 662-247-1471    662-331-8864 e-mail: MyersFound@aol.com web sites: www.19thofJune.com www.Juneteenth.us www.njclc.com ORIGINAL DATE OF PRESS RELEASE (4/17/97) TRENT LOTT U.S. Senator For Mississippi Senate Majority Leader Contact: Susan Irby (202)-224-5358 […]

3rd Annual Meeting

  3rd Annual Meeting October 16, 17, 18, 2020 Memphis Tennessee Online at YouTube and Juneteenth.TV Schedule of Events Friday, October 16, 2020 7:00 to 10:00 PM Meet and Greet Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast Doc’s Place 10:00 – 1:00 Meeting 2:00 – 6:00 Meeting 7:00 – 9:00 Miss Juneteenth Viewing Party […]

JUNE IS JUNETEENTH AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ LEGACY MONTH

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JUNETEENTH JAZZ PRESENTERS (NAJJP) “June Is Black Music Month!” CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH JAZZ “Preserving Our African American Jazz Legacy!” www.JuneteenthJazz.com  JUNE IS JUNETEENTH AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ LEGACY MONTH   www.JuneteenthJazz.com www.JuneteenthJazz.com www.JuneteenthJazz.com www.JuneteenthJazz.com  www.JuneteenthJazz.com www.JuneteenthJazz.com www.JuneteenthJazz.com www.JuneteenthJazz.com                  

Sign the Petition to Recognize Juneteenth

Sign the Petition to Recognize Juneteenth at the link below In support of Juneteenth being a National Day of Observance, Opal Lee is walking across America to Washington D.C.  Sign the petition t the link below to let your support be known!   http://chng.it/ZpjddhWHrN    

Opal Lee Walks to DC

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Opal Lee may be 92 years old, but she’s got plenty of energy to travel across the nation. She is on a mission: Make Juneteenth a national holiday. “Ever since I can remember, working with Juneteenth is about unifying people,” Lee said Monday as she stopped in Williamsburg to promote her efforts. […]