President Biden and VP Kamala Harris and members of Congress declares Juneteenth a national holiday — Image: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Will The Biden Administration Defeat Police Brutality?

The first time I heard about Juneteenth was during my college days at UMKC, thanks to my honorary “godmother” a Black woman and native of Kansas City, who also exposed me to the annual Jazz festival and the early summer street fair, marking the historical event that I didn’t quite understand — until many years later.