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Social Justice Topics @ Pitt: Juneteenth Resources

This guide was created to commemorate Juneteenth (a.k.a., Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Liberation Day), a holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States.

Finding Articles

Reference articles are great places to find background information on any topic. Use the following books and databases to find articles on Juneteenth and other important historical narratives, events, people, and places related to racial social justice topics.

Reference Books

Online Reference Collections

Databases are online collections of high quality scholarly research information that can be searched by topic or keyword.  Databases are great sources for full text of articles, photographs, newspapers, and more. Use the featured databases below for information on social justice topics.

Featured Databases

African American History and Culture Databases

Find additional databases on Africana Studies on the A-Z Databases Listing.