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Copley Library's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Resources: Juneteenth

This guide provides the USD community with resources and information to support institutional and personal learning about diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility topics. It is a living document and will be updated on an ongoing basis.

What is Juneteenth?

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Search the following Copley databases for even more resources about Juneteenth, Black Americans, and American History related to geneaology, slavery, emancipation, Reconstruction, and much more.

Looking for scholarly articles about Juneteenth? Try this sample keyword search from our EbscoHost databases (e.g., Academic Search Premier) to find 140+ results. Use the Databases tab to try the search in other databases.

  • Juneteenth, Black Texans and the Case for Reparations. (2016). [Article]. Journal of Pan African Studies, 9(5), 101-101. Link
  • Insurance industry voices support of Juneteenth following creation of new federal holiday. (2021). [Article]. Inside P&C, 62-62. Link
  • Acosta, T. P. (2021). On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed (review) [Article]. Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 125(2), 1-4. 
  • Adeniran, R. K. (2022). Application of Juneteenth to Nursing: Passion, Perseverance, Pride, and Purpose Can Drive Change. Holistic Nursing Practice, 36(5), 266-267. 
  • Adkins, C. (1999). Juneteenth to Louisiana: 'If I Found Out It Was a Holiday, I'd Try to Celebrate It' [journal article]. Southern Folklore, 56(3), 195-207. Link 
  • Allen, D. (2004). A Multilingual America? [journal article]. Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 87(3-4), 259-280. Link 
  • Banner–Haley, C. P. (2002). Transformations and Re–inventions: Juneteenth and Ralph Ellison’s American Identity [Article]. Journal of the Historical Society, 2(3/4), 363-376. Link 
  • Barber, A. (2009). Maintaining medical independence in advanced age. Care Management Journals, 10(1), 28-31. 
  • Bean, C. B. (2022). Juneteenth: The Story Behind the Celebration by Edward T. Cotham Jr. (review) [Article]. Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 125(4), 1-3. 
  • Bernard, P. E. (2015). A Visit to the Village Elder: From Deep Deuce to Harlem and Back Again [Article]. American Studies (00263079), 54(3), 157-159. 
  • Blanck, E. (2019). Galveston on San Francisco Bay: Juneteenth in the Fillmore District, 1945–2016 [Article]. Western Historical Quarterly, 50(2), 85-112. 
  • Blue, C. P. (2012). Emancipation is a Park [Article]. Houston History, 9(3), 15-18. Link 

Hosted by Northwestern University, Knight Lab's StoryMapJS is a free tool to help you tell stories on the web that highlight the locations of a series of events. ~ from StoryMap website

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