Happy Juneteenth! Today we celebrate the emancipation of Black Americans and honor the Black community. Check out this interactive article from the Washington Post to learn more about the importance of celebrating Juneteenth!: https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/juneteenth-history…/.
Hearts & Minds recognizes the systemic barriers Black Americans face on a daily basis, particularly when searching for dementia care. We strongly support those fighting for racial equity and equality both inside and out of memory care.
“When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything; the sun came like gold through the trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in Heaven.”
— Harriet Tubman, on crossing into free Pennsylvania, as told to Sarah Hopkins Bradford, “Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman,” 1869