Juneteenth Gifts for Everyone in Your Life

Juneteenth, the momentous day that recognizes the end of enslavement in the United States, is celebrated this month to commemorate freedom, reflect on Black history and culture and share the spirit of resilience. And who doesn’t love spreading that with unique gifts that honor the occasion?

Here are some of EBONY’s favorite ideas for the season, with gifting ideas from And Just Like That star Nicole Ari Parker and celebrated Black author Alliah L. Agostini to Black-owned business entrepreneurs. Check out all these fantastic ways to share your appreciation to recognize and commemorate Juneteenth‘s significance.

For the fitness fanatic:

Royalty Pony

GymWrap Created by Nicole Ari Parker
The Royalty Pony 2.0
This special limited Royalty collection of workout head gear honor the freedom associated with Juneteenth and help prioritize health and wellness. Featuring EVAPOCOOL: Gymwrap’s patented scientifically designed, moisture-activated cooling center layer, these chic head coverings absorb moisture and quickly produce a cooling effect.

Price: $27.95

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For those who love libations:

Grown Folks

Grown Folks Hard Seltzer
Variety Pack
Danica Dias has created the first Black, female and mom-owned hard seltzer brand. Born and raised in a big Louisiana Creole family, Dias was taught that gathering together and indulging in delicious food and drink was the epitome of being “grown,” a cultural tradition that inspired her brand.

Price: $15.50

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For the music enthusiast:

freedom justic & hope album cover

Freedom, Justice & Hope
Wynton Marsalis and Bryan Stevenson
Starting June 14, 2024, this live recording of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s multidisciplinary concert contextualizes jazz within Black Americans’ pursuit of equality. It features the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in creative collaboration with social justice activist and founder of The Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson, and guest artists Endea Owens and Josh Evans.

Listen on Spotify, Apple Music or Amazon

For the family that enjoys cooking together:

Juneteenth Cookbook

The Juneteenth Cookbook: Recipes and Activities for Kids and Families to Celebrate
by Alliah L. Agostini with Chef Taffy Elrod
Little Alliah and her grandparents explore the historical origins of Juneteenth through food. Families can make, share and enjoy these kid-friendly takes on some of the most popular Juneteenth celebratory dishes. The author and Chef Elrod collaborated on this project to spotlight the traditional food and cultural activities of the holiday in this hybrid picture book-cookbook.

Price: $17

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For kids who dig music:

Color With Music

Color Us With Music
Deluxe StoryReader Book and Record Set
Brian Washington’s coloring book and music set features eight original stories and songs composed and performed by its creator. There was a time in our history when it was illegal for Black people to read and write, so get your kids reading early!

Price: $30

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Updated: June 11, 2024 — 12:02 pm