NJCLC
National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council


The National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council (NJCLC) is an association of
Christian leaders dedicated to promoting reconciliation and healing
from the legacy of enslavement through the observance of Juneteenth


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JUNETEENTH TRAVEL
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MISSION STATEMENT

"To promote, support and demonstrate Biblical reconciliation and healing from
the legacy of enslavement through the observance of Juneteenth in America."


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Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Founder & Chairman
Rev. William Gwynn, Executive Secretary
Rev. Jack Gaines, D.D., Director of Reconciliation Ministry
Rev. Roberta Hogan, Reconciliation Facilitator
Rev. Jesse Clarence Brown, Esq., Legislative Consultant


Clark Jones, Chair
NJCLC Washington Juneteenth Committee
Washington, DC
301-919-8570    240-619-4484
clarkjones88@gmail.com



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PRESS RELEASE

Juneteenth Message Ignored as "12 Years s Slave" Receives Top Honors



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Miss Israel & Group
(L to R) - Dr. Betty Anderson (Juneteenth California), David Siegal (LA Israeli
Consulant General)
, Trudy Coleman (President of J.E.T.M.A.C.), Yityish Aynaw
(2013 Miss Israel), Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D. (National Juneteenth
Chairman)
, Steve Macht (Actor & Jewish Chaplin) & Rabbi Mordecai Finley of the
Ohr HaTorah in Beverly Hills, California
(9/28/13)


PRESS RELEASE


Miss Israel
Yityish Aynaw

Miss Israel

JOIN US! - Israel Juneteenth Reconciliation Tour, July 7-17, 2014
Juneteenth Mission Outreach to the Ethiopian Jewish Community in Israel, July 6-16, 2015
Juneeteenth Missions Outreach to Ethiopia, January 2016


Israel Juneteenth Mission Outreach

2015 Juneteenth Mission Outreach to the
Ethiopian Jewish Community in Israel




ANNOUNCEMENT


Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Founder & Chairman of the National
Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council (NJCLC)
, sponsors of the
National Day of Reconciliation and Healing from the Legacy of
Enslavement
and the World Day of Reconciliation and Healing from
the Legacy of Enslavement
, announces the 2014 Juneteenth Israel
Reconciliation Tour preceded by the 2013 visit of Miss Israel, Yityish
Aynaw, to the United States.

Miss Israel is scheduled to visit Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles,
CA and San Diego, CA during the last week of September, 2013.

For more information contact Dr. Myers at 662-392-2016 or 662-247-1471;
e-mail: JuneteenthDOC@yahoo.com; web sites: http://www.njclc.com,
http://www.nationaldayofreconciliation.com & http://www.worlddayofreconciliation.com



SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

National Black Evangelical Association (NBEA)



SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS

Myers Foundation




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Ethiopia and the History Not Seen
A Must See Educational Video by Augusto Croci


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Wilkins Huckabee
(left) Sen. Hank Wilkins, IV, sponsor of SB263 and
(right) former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee


Arkansas
2005 Arkansas Juneteenth State Holiday Bill (SB263)


"The third Saturday in June shall be known as 'Juneteenth Independence Day' to
commemorate the end of over 200 years of slavery in the United States of America
and to demonstrate racial reconciliation and healing from the legacy of slavery."


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cemetery
Delcia Lopez | dlopez@themonitor.com
Ollie Gonzalez, 52, of Edinburg places
flowers on one of the four gravesites at
Restlawn Cemetery on Saturday, June 16,
2012. Gonzalez remembers as a child
visiting the cemetery and asking her
mother why they were separate from the
rest of the cemetery.


The Monitor
Slavery, its scars revisited on Juneteenth
By Ildefonso Ortiz     June 18, 2012


New Jersey Juneteenth
Saxophonist Darryl Dixon, center performs with Eddie Perales on
flute, right, and Alberto Plummer on trumpet, left, and other
members of the SGI Latin Jazz Band during the Juneteenth
celebration in East Orange.
(Star-Ledger photo)





Ron Myers
Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D.

Juneteenth Slaves

Our Weekly
Juneteenth is opportunity for healing
By Cynthia E. Griffin     June 16, 2011



Our Daily Bread
Juneteenth

By Marvin Williams     June 19, 2008



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Tulsa Race Riot




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Omaha National Juneteenth Maafa
Prayer & Reconciliation Healing Service

(Every Monday following the 2nd Sunday in June during the
week of the observance of Juneteenth in America)


Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:00noon
Steps of City Hall
Omaha, NE

PRESS RELEASE


Will Brown
Will Brown


A Remembrance of the Red Summer of 1919
and the Omaha Race Riot of 1919



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NATIONAL DAY OF RECONCILIATION & HEALING
FROM THE LEGACY OF ENSLAVEMENT



"Most Americans, black and white, would rather not discuss slavery. As with
many subjects denial is the position most prefer. Whites because of guilt and
responsibility, but blacks for reasons deep seeded in some twisted belief that
to be enslaved in somehow makes you a lesser being."
Midnight DJ


NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE
OF THE MAAFA IN AMERICA



"18th of June"
(Observed during the week of the celebration of Juneteenth in America)

PRESS RELEASE


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National Juneteenth Memorial MAAFA Wreath Laying Ceremony


Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 5:00pm

Lincoln Park Emancipation Memorial

(across the street from)
Lincoln Park United Methodist Church
Rev. Dr. Diane Dixon-Proctor, Pastor
1301 North Carolina Avenue, N.E.
Washington, DC

Press Release



Presentation of the Dr. James Cameron National Juneteenth Leadership Award

James Cameron

Honoring Dr. James Cameron, Founder
America's Black Holocaust Museum



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praying hands


National Juneteenth Prayer Breakfast

Thursday, the "19th of June", Juneteenth, 2014, 8:30am

National Press Club
529 14th St NW, #1300
Washington, DC



Lincoln Park Juneteenth
By Melissa Golden, for USA TODAY
Participants sing the National Anthem during a
wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate
Juneteenth at the Emancipation Memorial in Lincoln
Park in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of
Washington, D.C., on June 15




Pastoral Letter of Support


Juneteenth, A Time of Remembrance of the
Horrors of the MAAFA In America

Statement By Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D.


What is the Black Holocaust? (click here)
What is the Middle Passage? (click here)
What is the "MAAFA"? (click here)



Maafa service
BARBARA L. SALISBURY/THE WASHINGTON TIMES People hold hands as a sign of
solidarity at a service at Lincoln Park United Methodist Church in the District on Friday
to commemorate Juneteenth and the Maafa, or Africa Holocaust.
(Staff Photo)




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Elaine National Juneteenth Maafa
Prayer & Reconciliation Healing Service

(Last Day of September every year)

Friday, October 4, 2013, 1:00pm
Elaine, AR

PRESS RELEASE

Prayer Service Program (click here)


Negroes Kill Whites

Reconciliation Prayer Service
Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D. leads group of ministers in
prayer at the site of the Elaine Race Riot during the anniversary
of one of worse race riots in American history


A Remembrance of the Red Summer of 1919
and the Elaine Race Riot of 1919



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WORLD DAY OF RECONCILIATION & HEALING
FROM THE LEGACY OF ENSLAVEMENT

Richmond, Virginia (USA) - Liverpool, England - Benin, West Africa

"Latter End of August Observance"
August 20, 2013

www.worlddayofreconciliation.com


world    Africa      Reconciliation Statue    Africa    world     
RECONCILIATION STATUE
Richmond, VA


Commemorating the date the first slave ship, the White Lion, landed in Virginia at Old Point Comfort,
today's Fort Monroe, from the shores of West Africa. This occurred on the "latter end of August", 1619,
with the arrival of twenty Angolans, America's first middle passage. Our purpose is to seek
God in prayer for reconciliation and healing from the legacy of enslavement around the world.


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Wisconsin
At the Northcott Neighborhood House in Milwaukee, Gov. Jim
Doyle signs a bill that makes Juneteenth Day a legal holiday.
Rev. Ronald Myers (right), who leads a national drive for the
holiday, looks on.

(photo by Michael Sears)

WisPolitics.com
Gov. Doyle: Signs bill to make Juneteenth Day a legal holiday

By Laura Smith     December 1, 2009




Gov. Doyle
Dr. Ronald Myers, Sr. and Governor Jim Doyle
share a moment following the official signing
of the Juneteenth day legislation. (Gov. Doyle
presented a copy of the book "Juneteenth a
Celebration of Freedom
" by Dr. Myers)

(photo by Harry Kemp)

Milwaukee Courier
Juneteenth legislation signed into law

MC Staff     December 3, 2009


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GREAT NEWS!
MARYLAND MAKES 43 STATES TO RECOGNIZE JUNETEENTH
AS A STATE HOLIDAY OR STATE HOLIDAY OBSERVANCE!

(click above or see below)



www.Juneteenth.us
Juneteenth Flags
Make Juneteenth
a National Holiday!



Report from
2009 WASHINGTON JUNETEENTH National Holiday Observance


Statement of Asst. United Nations Secretary General
Luc Gnacadja at the 2009 Juneteenth Prayer Breakfast



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Asst. United Nations Secretary General Luc Gnacadja
at the National Press Club in Washington, DC
(6/19/09)


Photos from 2009 WASHINGTON JUNETEENTH

Statement of Unconditional Forgiveness


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Gov. Palin

Gov. Sarah Palin presented a copy of the book, "Juneteenth a Celebration of Freedom" by
Rev. Ronald Myers, Sr., M.D., Chairman of the National Juneteenth Observance Foundation
at the 2nd Annual Alaska Juneteenth Conference in Anchorage, Alaska at a Juneteenth book
dedication at the the Z. J. Loussac Public Library.
(photo by Bishop Dave Thomas)


PRESS RELEASE


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Letter of Invitation to President Barack Obama


Obama
Getty Images Photo

Myers invites President Obama to speak at the
annual National Juneteenth Black Holocaust
"Maafa" Memorial Service
in Washington, DC

White House
White House Response to President Obama's Invitation
to Support Juneteenth


The Washington Post
Obama urges racial healing

By Shailagh Murray and Dan Balz     March 19, 2008


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WCF Courier.com
Juneteenth provides racial reconciliation opportunity

By Karris Golden     June 5, 2009



Jack Gaines

Jack Gaines will comment on "Biblical
Reconciliation"
at the National Juneteenth
Prayer Breakfast
during the National Day of
Reconciliation & Healing From the Legacy of Enslavement

at the nation's capitol
(Click for WASHINGTON JUNETEENTH Calendar of Events)


Charisma Magazine
Let Forgiveness Come First
by Jack Gaines     November, 2000


gainesbook
Click above purchase a copy of
"My Brothers Keeper Not My Brothers Killer"
by Pastor Jack Gaines


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Bishop Thomas Dr. Myers Pastor Gaines Pastor Smith
(top L to R) Bishop Dave Thomas, Pastor-Jesus Holy Temple, Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D.,
Founder & Chairman-National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council (NJCLC), Pastor Jack Gaines,
Director of Reconciliation Ministry-NJCLC & Pastor Levi Smith, Anchorage Wesleyan Church
(
PRESS RELEASE)


ALASKA JUNETEENTH RECONCILIATION & HEALING WORSHIP SERVICE

Worship Service Program

Sunday, May 24, 2009, 3:00pm
Jesus Holy Temple
6239 B Street    Anchorage, Alaska
907-575-8506


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Charisma Magazine
Christian Leaders Praise Government Apology for Slavery

By Paul Steven Ghiringhelli     September 1, 2008



Capitol Dome
The dome of the Capitol is framed through dense
summer foliage, in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2008.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


Yahoo News
House formally apologizes for slavery and Jim Crow

By Jim Abrams (Associated Press)     July 29, 2008

Click For
APOLOGY RESOLUTION


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church

National Juneteenth Worship Service
Sunday, June 16, 2013, 10:45am

Vermont Avenue Baptist Church - Rev. Cornelius Wheeler, Pastor
1630 Vermont Avenue, N.W. - Washington, DC



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slavery plaque

Essence Magazine
Congress Honors Slaves Who Built U.S. Capitol

By Cynthia Gordy     June 17, 2010



Bush
Photo By Charles Dharapak
President Bush peers through 'The Door of No Return' where
slaves passed through to board ships taking them abroad.
(AP)

USA Today Newspaper
Bush: 'Slavery a Great Crime'

By Associated Press (AP)     July 8, 2003




Hargrove
Del. Frank Hargrove, R-Hanover, speaks on the floor of the House
during the session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday. (AP)


Boston Globe Newspaper
Va. lawmaker who said blacks should ’get over’ slavery proposes celebrating Juneteenth
Associated Press    January 23, 2007

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Virginia Juneteenth
State Holiday Observance Resolution



Daily Progress Newspaper
Hargrove proposes resolution to celebrate end of slavery
Bob Gibson    January 23, 2007


States That Have Sucessfully Passed Apology for Slavery Legislation:

Virginia (2007)
Alabama (2007)
North Carolina (2007)
Maryland (2007)
New Jersey (2008)
Florida (2008)



washington home
The remains of Colonial-era buildings, including the house that George Washington lived in
when he was president, are exposed at an archaeological dig in front of the Liberty Bell Center,
top right, in Philadelphia. Archaeologists have discovered a hidden passageway that was used by
Washington's nine slaves.
Matt Rourke, Photographer, Associated Press

MSNBC - Associated Press
Slave passage found under Washington’s home
Hidden passageway was used by George Washington's nine slaves

Rubina Madan    June 7, 2007


Still No Apology From ABC News Nightline For False Statement Concerning Domestic Terrorism


Dr. James Cameron
James Cameron, the oldest known lynching survivor, speaking at a
special press conference with members of the U.S. Senate during the
week of the observance of Juneteenth 2005.
(6/13/05)

Washington Post
A Senate Apology for History on Lynching
Vote Condemns Past Failure to Act

by Avis Thomas-Lester   June 14, 2005



Crawford
Ninety years ago, Anthony P. Crawford, a successful black businessman,
was lynched in Abbeville, South Carolina, discover why every American should
know of his life and death


Historic Congressional Apology For Slavery
Hall
Rev., Dr. Myers seen to the right of Congressman Tony Hall (D-OH)
during the historic announcement of legislation for a Congressional
Apology for Slavery
on "Juneteenth"
6/19/00.

Charisma Magazine
U.S. House Member Renews Call for Apology for Slavery
by Adrienne S. Gaines    September, 2000



Hall
M. Jacques Chirac,right, President of the Republic of France, is shown here with
M. John Agyekum Kufuor, left, the President of the Republic of Ghana in a 2005 meeting.


Westside Story Newspaper
France Commemorates Slavery and Its Abolition As A National Day Of Remembrance
Empire News Network    September 28, 2006


The Washington Times
Somber ceremony marks slavery's end
by Denise Barnes    June 22, 2003

District Chronicles.com
Juneteenth, A Day of Remembrance, Celebration
By Angel Wilson    June 26, 2003



African Leader Atones For the Legacy of Slavery

Kerekou
In 1999 Benin President Mathieu Kérékou called for a historic
gathering of spiritual leaders to atone--to Africans of the Diaspora--for the legacy
of slavery. His intention was to heal his nation of any economic and spiritual famine
caused by slavery, oppression and injustice.



Africa

Charisma Magazine
The Apology That Shook A Continent
by Addrienne Gaines     March, 2000

Charisma Magazine
A Prophetic Perspective
by Mark Pollard     November, 2000

Charisma Magazine
The History America Chose to Forgot
by Valerie G. Lowe     November, 2000

Charisma Magazine
Let Forgiveness Come First
by Jack Gaines     November, 2000


Charisma Magazine
Marchers Apologize For 'African Holocaust'
by Clive Price     March, 2007

Kerekou
Orlando Ridout IV, left, a descendant of a slave auctioneer, embraces
Chris Haley, right, a descendant of Kunta Kinte's, and Kunta Kinte Foundation
official Leonard Blackshear.
(Mark Gail -- The Washington Post)


Washington Post
The Roots of Reconciliation
by Christian Davenport     September 30, 2004

Charisma Magazine
British Evangelist Treks Across United States Repenting for Slavery
by Peter K. Johnson     May, 2004



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From the
Juneteenth Historical Archives

Letters to President Bush

Black Farmers Fight For Change: Eddie Carthan,
Former Mayor of Tchula,
Describes Struggle In Mississippi Delta
The Black Church and Juneteenth

by

Dr. Charles Taylor
Author of the outstanding book:

"JUNETEENTH -
A Celebration of Freedom"
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