juneteenth

NAACP to celebrate Juneteenth with several events this week

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Tuscaloosans will have the opportunity to celebrate Juneteenth with a variety of events this week and weekend leading up to the federal holiday on Monday, June 20. The Tuscaloosa Branch of the NAACP…

No Juneteenth holiday for Northport this year

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Jayda Russell The City of Northport will not observe Juneteenth as a paid holiday for city employees on Monday, June 20. Mayor Bobby Herndon explained the city…

Mayor declares Juneteenth a city holiday in Tuscaloosa

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox issued a proclamation yesterday that the City of Tuscaloosa will recognize the Juneteenth holiday on June 19. The holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States will…