May my words from the past inspire
I have written past reflections about Juneteenth and I invite you to read them.
Thank You Mrs. Opal Lee, Grandmother of the Juneteenth Movement
This poem is dedicated to you because you helped make it a federal holiday.
Random and Happy Thoughts About Juneteenth
I’m just thinking out loud about this wonderful holiday.
Here’s my golden ticket that helps me accomplish my mission.
Dr. Deborah M. Vereen is a retired Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher, School Principal, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, Assistant to the Superintendent for Family and Community Engagement, and Professor of Multicultural Education. Her website is www.Drdeborahmvereen.com and her YouTube channel is