Americans mark Juneteenth with marches, music and reflection
Brothers Brody and Braeden Maxey share a hug during a reenactment to celebrate Juneteenth, which commemorates more
RayLynn Blizzard, 5, of Corsicana, Texas, wears a headlamp while playing on the beach during Juneteenth celebrmore
People celebrate Juneteenth in Flint, Michigan. REUTERS/Emily Elconin
Dance captain Shair'Mae Harris, 17, leads members from "For The Love of Dance Studio" during a parade to celebmore
Terrence Floyd, brother of the late George Floyd who was killed by a police officer, reacts during the unveilimore
A man waves a U.S. flag with Pan-African colors as cars drive by during a parade to celebrate Juneteenth in Gamore
Frank Wheeler dances as people celebrate Juneteenth in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
A beginner surfer stands on a surfboard as she attends an event organized by Paddle for Peace and Surfrider tomore
People hold signs on the Brooklyn Bridge during a Juneteenth march in New York City. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
Prescylia Mae dances during a reenactment to celebrate Juneteenth in Galveston, Texas. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hamore
Kween Johnson burns sage around a memorial for Daunte Wright at George Floyd Square on Juneteenth in Minneapolmore
Carissa Moreland, 11, attends the Juneteenth celebration at Memorial Park in Kingsport, Tennessee. REUTERS/Chrmore
Patrick Stern, gives a tour of the slave quarters of the Embree House Historic Farm, said to be part of the Unmore
People march past the Minnesota State Capitol during the Reparations Juneteenth Celebration in St Paul, Minnesmore
Janna Parker of the Democratic party speaks during celebrations of Juneteenth at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorimore
Members of PUSH dance group react during an event on Juneteenth in New York City. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
LaTosha Brown holds a sign during the launch of the Freedom Ride for Voting Rights Bus Tour on Juneteenth in Jmore
Alison Lane gestures as she celebrates Juneteenth in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
People celebrate Juneteenth in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
Jacosha Alexander puts the letters on for a photo backdrop at the Juneteenth celebration at Memorial Park in Kmore
An aerial view shows beginner surfers attending an event organized by Paddle for Peace and Surfrider to celebrmore
Charles Hall, 7, listens on during a speech about the history of the Civil War at the Juneteenth celebration amore
George Floyd's brother Terrence Floyd raises his fist during the George Floyd statue unveiling event in Brooklmore
Beginner surfers attend an event organized by Paddle for Peace and Surfrider to promote diversity on the watermore
Alina Oliver-Emeribe listens to speakers during a gathering to celebrate Juneteenth at Max Brandon Park in Flimore
People celebrate Juneteenth at Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
John Brooks and Audrey Williams take part in the festivities at the Juneteenth celebration at Memorial Park inmore
Houston resident Prescylia Mae sings during a re-enactment march of the emancipation proclamation celebrationsmore
To commemorate Juneteenth, Ubunibi-Afia Short portrays Nancy, who in 1820 was enslaved to Elihu Embree, the edmore
Local resident Kimberly Denton dances along to a passing band during the Juneteenth Parade in Galveston, Texasmore
Anthony Ross talks with his old childhood friend St. Petersburg officer Tanga Blackshear during the Juneteenthmore
People sit during the launch of the Freedom Ride for Voting Rights Bus Tour on Juneteenth in Jackson, Mississimore
People celebrate Juneteenth in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
Angelica Arnold, a beginner surfer from Los Angeles, attends an event organized by Paddle for Peace and Surfrimore
Ngozi Ra Harper, 4, attends the launch of the Freedom Ride for Voting Rights Bus Tour on Juneteenth in Jacksonmore
People march as they celebrate Juneteenth in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
Isaac Dwayne Anderson plays the trumpet during launch of the Freedom Ride for Voting Rights Bus Tour on Junetemore
Maime Cunningham carries a U.S. flag with Pan-African colors during the launch of the Freedom Ride for Voting more
Members of the Texas Dancin' Divas take part in the Juneteenth Parade in Galveston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latimore
A person drives in the parade with a sign on their car reading "Freeish 1865" as people celebrate Juneteenth imore
Linda Davis (L) and her daughter Nicole portrays a Harriett Tubman skit during the Juneteenth Freedom Day celemore
A tour bus pulls up to Tougaloo College during the launch of the Freedom Ride for Voting Rights Bus Tour on Jumore
Curt Cooper (L) and Leslie Bryant attend the Juneteenth Expo in St. Petersburg, Florida. REUTERS/Octavio Jonemore
People hold signs on the Brooklyn Bridge on Juneteenth in New York City. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
Jamya Jamison, 17, performs traditional West African dance at the Juneteenth celebration at Memorial Park in Kmore
Anthony Alexander and his daughters Aliyah, 9 months, and Kenniya, 13, watch the Juneteenth Parade from the sumore
A dancer cools off in a car ahead of a parade as people celebrate Juneteenth in Galveston, Texas. REUTERS/Callmore
People wave as a float passes by during a parade to celebrate Juneteenth in Galveston, Texas. REUTERS/Callaghmore
Betty Hayes (L) and Jessie Hughes talk during the Juneteenth Freedom Day celebration in St. Petersburg, Floridmore
Children hold an illustration of Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie Till, during the launch of the Freedom Ridemore
Artie Armstrong, left, and his son, Jordan Armstrong, pray during the launch of the Freedom Ride for Voting Rimore
Children prepare to catch free t-shirts at the Juneteenth celebration at Memorial Park in Kingsport, Tennesseemore
People sing and cheer as they ride in a parade to celebrate Juneteenth in Flint, Michigan. REUTERS/Emily Elcomore
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is seen as people celebrate Juneteenth in Washington. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
A dancer shields herself from the sun ahead of a parade as people celebrate Juneteenth in Galveston, Texas. Rmore
Dancers perform during a parade to celebrate Juneteenth in Flint, Michigan. REUTERS/Emily Elconin
Amelia Moreland, 15, joins others in singing the Black National Anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" during themore
A woman celebrates Juneteenth in New York City. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
People gather at St. Nicholas Park to celebrate Juneteenth in New York City. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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