Good Trouble - Juneteenth

Good Trouble - What We Need to Know About Juneteenth

Washington now recognizes Juneteenth as a legal state holiday, but there’s more to the story. Take a moment to read Bellingham’s own author, Clyde Ford to learn more about the long and troubling history behind the holiday and the echoes of slavery that persist today.

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Attend the Third Annual Bellingham Juneteenth Celebration Saturday, June 19 at Maritime Heritage Park, 3:00-7:00 pm. Sponsored by Whatcom Human Rights Commission, Community Food Co-op, and Chuckanut Health Foundation. More information at