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Dia de los Muertos

Today’s Holiday is: The Day of the Dead

Following hot on the heels of Halloween and All Soul’s Day, the Day of the Dead is the third and final of the trio of fall festivals dedicated to remembering those who came before. All three days have their roots in the...

Canada Day

Today’s Holiday is: Canada Day and More

July 1 is Canada Day! You know what that means: strap on your ice skates, bust out your maple syrup, and get ready to learn about the US’s northern neighbor. July 1 is also International Joke Day, which is ironic, given...

Juneteenth

Today’s Holiday is: Juneteenth

June 19 is observed as the holiday Juneteenth. The day commemorates one of the last groups of slaves to be read the Emancipation Proclamation in the months following the Civil War. Broadly, the day is a celebration of...

Love

Today’s Holiday is: National Loving Day

On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court struck down laws in many states that outlawed interracial marriage. As such, every year on June 12, we celebrate National Loving Day! The case that sparked the decision was the...

The Lovings

Today’s Holiday is: National Loving Day

On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court struck down laws in many states that outlawed interracial marriage. As such, every year on June 12, we celebrate National Loving Day! The case that sparked the decision was the...

Harvey Milk

Today’s Holiday Is: Harvey Milk Day

May 22 every year is Harvey Milk Day. Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist who held public office in California, was an influential figure throughout the twentieth century. Tragically, he was assassinated on November 27...