SoundVision article on Juneteenth: https://www.soundvision.com/article/make-an-effort-to-seek-the-truth-celebrating-juneteenth
To learn more the article suggests the following books:
A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn (also in a young readers form)
Before the Mayflower: A History of the Negro in America 1619-1962 by Lerone Bennett
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James Loewen
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
There is a River: The Black Struggle for Freedom in America by Vincent Harding
(And then check out another event that has also been overlooked in our history – the largest massacre of African American people that took place in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma, also known as Black Wall Street, in 1921).