'Long Overdue Recognition': Denver City Council Declares Juneteenth A Commemorative HolidayDenver City Council voted unanimously on Monday night to make Juneteenth a commemorative holiday in the city.
Colorado Senators Push Bill For Federal Juneteenth HolidayColorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet are among the co-sponsors of a bill to designate Juneteenth as a federal holiday.
'Black Art Matters': Black Love Mural Art Festival Celebrates Juneteenth In Civic Center Park"Gives me an opportunity to create something that's bigger me, something that has a voice way louder than I could ever scream," said Denver artist Ki'erre Dawkins.
'This Time Is Different': Denver Juneteenth March Aims For ChangeJuneteenth is celebrated as the anniversary of the emancipation of the last enslaved African-Americans in the United States, but this year, many are calling Juneteenth a revolution.
'Change Starts With Us': Denver Nonprofit Owner Urges People To Spread Hope On JuneteenthWhile this day is not new, it's seeing renewed interest because of events such as the deaths of George Floyd and, more recently, Rayshard Brooks.
Denver's Juneteenth Organizers Push For National HolidayThe organizers of Denver Juneteenth's celebrations are among those pushing to make the day a national holiday. Juneteenth honors the end of slavery.
Denver Broncos Declare Juneteenth A Team HolidayBroncos facilities will be closed for Juneteenth and the day will be dedicated to "reflection, learning and service."
Denver Celebrates Unique Year For Juneteenth ParadeHundreds marched and performed on city streets Saturday in the annual Juneteenth parade while residents lined up on either side to watch the event.
Denver's Juneteenth Festival Goes Virtual This YearEvery year, Denver hosts one of the largest Juneteenth celebrations in the country in the Five Points neighborhood. But it’s going to look a little different this year. Due to COVID-19, the festival is going virtual on Thursday, June 18.