June is Pride Month. It is celebrated to honor of the end of the Stonewall riots in 1969 and to give us opportunities to lift up the accomplishments and experiences of lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender individuals. Find a list of Pride events in the Triangle here and Pride items in our collection here.
Friday is Juneteenth and marks the day in 1865 when news arrived in Texas that the Civil War was over and slaves were free. This was two and a half years after the war had ended. You can find a list of Triangle Juneteenth activities here
and Black Lives Matter items in our collection here