Google offers job to artist behind viral Juneteenth homepage sketch

Google is known for making colorful and creative homepage designs for holidays and historical milestones, but when they somehow forgot to commemorate Juneteenth this year, artist Davian Chester not only stepped up but also snagged himself a job offer in the process.

Juneteenth Declared a State Holiday In Pennsylvania

This year’s recognition of Juneteenth was made particularly celebratory in Pennsylvania Wednesday when Gov. Tom Wolf declared it a holiday in the state. “Proud to designate June 19 as #Juneteeth National Freedom Day to commemorate the ending of slavery in the United States,” the Democratic governor tweeted that day. “On this day, let us recognize…

Juneteenth Should Be a Federal Holiday

Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in the American South. It is not a federal holiday. It should be. If you work on June 19, your employer should give you the day off, paid. If you’re in school — and God help you, because that’s summer vacation time — you should not have to show…