2020's virtual Juneteenth potluck

This year Juneteenth celebration was done virtually. In the midst of Black Lives Matter protests and COVID-19 protocol, black food bloggers decided to share their recipes for the black holiday that originated in Texas in 1980.

  • Juneteenth can also be referred to as the Black Fourth of July. It commemorates the end of slavery and celebrates African Americans' achievements and culture.
  • The online celebration is called the 2020 Juneteenth Cookout Takeover and many cooked their meals live through Instagram or YouTube.
  • The initiative targets black heritage but it may also inspire others to learn about the importance of this long celebrated holiday for black community.
  • Check out the video to see the recipes they shared.

The initiative targets black heritage but it may also inspire others to learn about the importance of this long celebrated holiday for black community.

For a list of all the cooks who participated take a look at the Instagram post below:

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