Juneteenth for Mazie follows along as a young Black girl celebrates liberty, freedom and a great day in American history—the day her ancestors were no longer slaves. Mazie remembers the struggles and the triumphs as she gets ready to celebrate Juneteenth and the Emancipation Proclamation.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the nation's largest and most comprehensive cultural destination devoted exclusively to exploring, documenting, and showcasing the African American story and its impact on American and world history. Established by an Act of Congress in 2003, it is the culmination of decades of efforts to establish a national museum that promotes and highlights the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected close to 37,000 objects.