Juneteenth Black Friday Orlando event brings business to minority-owned companies

The Juneteenth Black Friday Orlando celebration, slated for June 18 this year, brings networking and prosperity to local Black-owned Orlando businesses.

Juneteenth, also called Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day and Emancipation Day is a holiday commemorating the freedom of enslaved Americans on June 19.

“It means a lot for me that Juneteenth is being celebrated,” said Knakeesha Samuels, CEO and founder of Karisma Event Agency, who came up with the idea for a scavenger hunt as part…