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10 Awesome Tips for Celebrating Juneteenth on Social Media

Updated: Jun 15, 2023


10 Awesome Tips for Celebrating Juneteenth on Social Media

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Implementing relevant trends and holidays into your social media marketing strategy can significantly increase visibility and the opportunity for your brand to be seen.


When it comes to observing holidays with historical significance like Juneteenth, there are several approaches you can take to become part of the conversation in a respectful manner.


Whether this is your first year celebrating Juneteenth or are simply looking for creative ways to highlight this historical day, let’s take a look at 10 different approaches you can take for your social media strategy.


What is Juneteenth?

Since 1865, Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) has been observed as a celebration to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the United States.

Juneteenth is a federal holiday celebrated on June 19th

This federal holiday references the day, June 19th, when federal troops arrived in the town of Galveston, Texas to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people were freed. It officially became a federal holiday on June 17th, 2021.


Why is Juneteenth Important?

As the longest-running African American holiday, Juneteenth is an important holiday where communities come together to acknowledge the injustices that Black Americans endured but also to celebrate their rich cultures and accomplishments since then.

Juneteenth is an important holiday to acknowledge the injustices that Black Americans endured

This is also a time where activists raise awareness of the injustices that are still affecting African American communities to this day and of ways that people can come together to establish change.


10 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth on Social Media

 

1. Educate Your Followers

Tips for Celebrating Juneteenth on Social Media - Educate Your Followers

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There is a likelihood that not all of your followers might know what Juneteenth is or its relevance. If you want to have a greater effect, schedule a variety of posts throughout your social channels with information about the holiday and its importance, including key dates and figures.

2. Allow Your Followers to Interact</