Juneteenth 2023

The Mercer University Libraries celebrates Juneteenth in honor of our African-American students, faculty, and staff. Juneteenth is a federal holiday that celebrates the freedom of slaves in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865. During Juneteenth, check out the list of films, books, and web resources to learn more.


These films are available to stream through the library in Kanopy.

  • Miss Juneteenth
  • Ralph Ellison: An American Journey
  • Daughters of the Dust
  • Rafiki
  • I Am Not a Witch
  • Really Love


Check out these print and electronic resources available through the library.

Web Resources

For more information about Juneteenth, visit some of these websites.

Juneteenth (Freedom Day) June 19
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