Daily Archive: June 16, 2021

Celebrate Juneteenth with these arts and culture events across SoCal

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA JUNE 19, 2020-A woman dances to the music during a Juneteenth celebration at Leimert Park Friday. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

A scene from Leimert Park’s 2020 Juneteenth celebration. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

A mashup of its historic date, Juneteenth marks June 19, 1865, the day enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas, received the news that they were free — nearly 2½ years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

Beginning as a regional holiday, the tradition slowly spread and in recent years has burst into broader awareness with the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and demonstrations against police killings of Black Americans.

You can celebrate Juneteenth this year with local arts and culture events, virtual or

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MacKenzie Scott, Jeff Bezos’ Ex-Wife, Donates $2.7 Billion to Address ‘Disproportionate Wealth’ Systems

Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock MacKenzie Scott

Jeff Bezos‘ ex-wife MacKenzie Scott continues to donate her fortune to address wealth inequalities.

Scott, 51, announced on Tuesday that she and her newly-wed husband Dan Jewett donated $2.7 billion to 286 underfunded organizations in the hopes that they will be able to flourish. The billionaire also encouraged other wealthy individuals to donate to the listed groups.

People struggling against inequities deserve center stage in stories about change they are creating,” she wrote in a lengthy Medium blog post. “Any wealth is a product of a collective effort that included them. The social

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