People attend Juneteenth, Black Independence Day celebrations at Nichol Park on June 19, 2004 in Richmond, California. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Juneteenth is here! While the celebration is well known in many communities, many are just now learning about today’s meaning. So we’re here to help break down 10 facts about Juneteenth, as we celebrate in a time where it’s more important than ever to celebrate our Black community.

We also encourage you to take a deeper dive into learning more about Juneteenth and its history.